international environmental information

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Biodiversity: Life & taxa


I. Key taxonomic & biodiversity information websites

Catalogue of Life

     • A joint project of:

          Species 2000

          Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

DiscoverLife.org

Encyclopedia of Life

     • My first go-to site for taxonomic information

Species+

Global Biodiversity Information Facility

iNaturalist

IUCN Red List

Animal Diversity Web

NatureServe Explorer (for US and Canada)

Tree of Life web project

Biodiversity Heritage Library

World Biodiversity Information Network (last update 2008)

> Biodiverstiy observation platforms/social networks @ Carrie Seltzer's Journal



II. Miscellaneous taxonomically-sorted information

• What you see from this point on is an infinitesimal sampling of the planet's biodiversity...with a coincidentally strong focus on my personal interests. If you are looking for taxa-specific information, the key websites listed above are your best starting point.


Marine taxa


Microorganisms

Microbial Life Educational Resources


Algae & lichens

Consortium of North American Lichen Herbaria

Lichens @ USFS

Macroalga Herbarium Portal


Plants

Trees

Consortium of North American Bryophyte Herbaria

FloraFinder.com

GardenGuides.com

Missouri Botanical Garden

MushroomExpert.com

Mycology Collections Data Portal

OnlinePlantGuide.com

Plants for a Future


Animalia

Arthropoda

Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Collection @ Carnegie Museum of Natural History

BugGuide.net

Bumble Bee Watch

Cambridge Entomological Club

Coleoptera

e-Butterfly

Mosquito Taxanomic Inventory

Western Monarch Milkweed Mapper


Chordata (vertebrates)

    Fish, fisheries & marine life


     Reptiles

     Chelonian Research Foundation

     Inter-American Convention for the Conservation of Turtles

     New York Turtle & Tortoise Society


     ↳Birds


     Mammals


          Primates


          Bats


         Ungulates

               Elephants

         National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center

         Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

         Wild Sheep Foundation

         

          Carnivora

               Canidae (wolves)

               International Wolf Center

               Mexican Wolf

               Predator Conservation Alliance

               Felidae (cats)

               Jaguar Corridor Initiative @ Panthera

               Lion Guardians

               Mustelidae (weasels)

               Wolverine Watch

               Otariidae (seals)

               Seal Conservation Society

               Ursidae (bears)

               International Association for Bear Research & Management (IBA: IUCN/SSC Bear Specialist Group)

               Pandas International