Insects and I Guide - Resources and Review

Information about collections within each of the six divisions of the museum which cover insects, molluscs, fish, reptiles and amphibians, birds, and mammals.
Collection of resources about insects with photographs and descriptions of 14 different orders including lepidoptera, diptera, coleoptera, cockroaches, stick insects, and arthropod. Offers a selection of teaching materials, and a full text archive of Cultural Entomology Digest articles which consider the impact insects have on various aspects of human culture.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to bugs. Headings include biology, management and common species.
Full text articles on insect behaviour by students at Colorado State University
Founded in 1949, IBRA is a not
for-profit organisation with members in almost every country in the world. It exists to increase people's awareness of the role of bees in agriculture and the natural environment. IBRA promotes the study and conservation of bees which are an indicator of the world's biodiversity. Abstracts from Bee World and other journals are available online.
Offers several thousand links to Internet resources about insects and entomology. Headings include insect pests, common insects, aquatic insects, insect anatomy, biology, behaviour, ecology, physiology and taxonomy, as well as cultural and forensic entomology.
Offers news, event announcements, policy statements, lectures, and an FAQ about honeybees. Also gives details of Beecraft, the official journal of the British Beekeepers Association.
PestWeb provides useful information for pest control operators, product manufacturers, suppliers and distributors, industry service organisations, pest control associations, and others involved in the pest control industry. It offers information and links related to integrated pest management, chemicals, pesticides, rodenticides, termiticides, educational resources and research findings.
Myrmecology is the science of ants. Includes a bibliography, information on colony building, nest building, foraging, observation, artificial ant nests, a chat room and mailing list.
Book of insect related records, with each chapter describing experiments and research into the insects concerned. Records include fastest wing beat, smallest egg, least oxygen dependent, most toxic venom and smallest adult.
The Flybrain project was initiated at an informal workshop in Gottingen at the end of March 1995. The overall aim of this project is to develop a combined atlas and database of the Drosophila melanogaster nervous system. This would catalogue, summarise, and provide tutorials to neurological data, and provide references to other related databases.
A searchable directory of insect related resources on the Internet, arranged by category. Topics include beekeeping, bibliographies, biological control, checklists, databases, images of insects and other arthropods, insect collections, and sounds.
Gallery of images illustrating blood, cellular ultrastructure, digestion, hair, insects, microbes and diseases, parasites, plankton, pollen and spores, plants, yeast, and moulds.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to termites. Headings include biology, management, common species, identification and taxonomy.
A collection of three dimensional images of insects. Includes beetle, ant, mantis, flea, and wasp. Each section contains several pointers to relevant information about the insect. VRML and QuickTime movie format is used.
News and information on the wildlife of the Shetland Isles, including marine life, birds, insects, and amphibians. Features photographs of each species, and details of the Shetland Biological Records Centre. The resource is keyword searchable.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to bees. Headings include bee biology and myrmecology, problems and management, beekeeping, Varroa Mites and other bee pests, common species, identification and taxonomy, bee sting and protection, and killer bees (Africanized bees).
Information about, and images of, many insects that are indigenous to South Africa, including beetles, the silkworm, and spiders. Resources cover spider bites, the relationship between certain butterflies and ants, and garden insects found in Cape Town.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to ticks. Headings include biology, diseases, common species, management, identification and taxonomy.
Pictures of beetles, butterflies, moths, caterpillars, flies, mosquitoes, crickets, and ticks, as well as plant disease and damage.
Experiments, puzzles, magazines, multimedia for science education. Subject include the environment, insects, and UFOs.
Catalogue of ants found in West Africa, including a paper about their significance to tree crops such as cocoa. Assists those wishing to identify ant species, through diagrams, illustrations and exploration of relationships between species.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to cockroaches. Headings include biology, management, common species, identification and taxonomy.
Guide to the protocols for monitoring arthropods in terrestrial ecosystems, including the techniques of pitfall traps, branch clipping, and suspended soil samples.
Index of Web resources relating to insects. Material is arranged alphabetically within topic areas including anatomy and physiology, behaviour, ecology, and forensic entomology.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to ants. Headings include biology, management, common species, identification and taxonomy.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to arthropods, with links to several checklists of species.
A taxonomic database of the Orthoptera of the world, with full synonymic and taxonomic information for a variety of species and genera (all taxa described prior to 1997) of the Tettigonioidea (katydids and haglids), Grylloidea (crickets), Tetrigoidea (pygmy grasshoppers), and Tridactyloidea (sand crickets), as well as images and sounds for many species. Also includes a searchable database of entomologists working on the Orthoptera.
Information on the biology, morphology, taxonomy, hosts, and distribution of fleas, accompanied by a collection of microscope images, a bibliography of publications, and links to articles on pest control. Includes a database providing geographic distribution information by taxon.
Links to insect related resources covering species, control, and pests found in various locations.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to cicadas. Headings include images, sounds and common species.
Set of links to Internet resources relevant to fleas. Headings include biology, management, identification and taxonomy.
An insight to the Bombus genus, commonly known as the bumble bee. Information concerning variants from around the world can be accessed by biogeographic region, species group, or via an alphabetical listing.
Set of links to numerous insect collections and Internet resources about insect collecting.
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