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Entomology

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View Resource American Board of Forensic Entomology

Robert Hall of the University of Missouri-Columbia has taken a rather unsavory subfield of entomology and compiled an interesting and comprehensive collection of information. From this site we learn that forensic entomology is the science of using insect evidence to reveal circumstances of interest to the law, often related to a crime. Such key information as time of death, whether a body was...

http://forensicentomologist.org/
View Resource Insects

The tagline of this website is "Studying Earth's Most Diverse Organisms." Anyone interested in entomology will find the images, descriptions, and activities here to be most edifying. Visitors can click on Class: Insecta for classroom activities that profile butterfly and moth wing patterns, and a delightful collection of insects as they appear on stamps from countries all over the world. The...

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https://www.insects.orkin.com/
View Resource NMNH Entomology Database Library

The Smithsonian's Department of Entomology database library offers 25 databases and bibliographies related to insects and entomology, collectively containing many thousands of records. The main page lists the databases available and describes most of them. The number of records indexed and available search options vary for each database or bibliography. Additional information on the Department of...

https://entomology.si.edu/
View Resource Nomina Insecta Nearctica

First published by Entomological Information Services in 1996-97 in four volumes, this online checklist is a complete listing (minus synonyms) of the approximately 90,000 species of insects of North America north of Mexico. The checklist is arranged alphabetically, by taxonomic rank. Detailed information includes "the current generic name, the species name, the author or authors of the name, the...

http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm
View Resource Forestry Images: The Source for Forest Health and Silviculture Images

Looking for a nice close-up of a bark beetle to show your forestry class? Need a shot of bamboo or acacia for your educational Webpage? Look no further than this handy resource for people teaching forestry, ecology, or similar topics. A joint venture by the US Forest Service and the University of Georgia, Forestry Images holds nearly 4,500 color .jpeg images of forest plants, insects,...

https://www.forestryimages.org/
View Resource Tales from the Hive

Yet another great site from PBS's NOVA Online. Tales from the Hive offers an up-close look at the interactions and social organizations of honey bees. Lots of vivid photographs and detailed descriptions of behavior help the visitor enjoy learning from the site. After learning how to interpret the dances bees use to tell their hivemates where to find nectar, users can test their understanding...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/
View Resource Robber Flies (Asilidae)

This Web site focuses on "one of the largest and most abundant families of present day insects" -- the Robber Flies. Maintained by Fritz Geller-Grimm of the Museum Wiesbaden in Germany and Cornell University graduate student Torsten Dikow, the site includes a variety of information on many aspects of these insects. The Asilidae section contains many resources that are most appropriate for an...

http://www.geller-grimm.de/asilidae.htm
View Resource Interactive Investigator

Interactive Investigator, available through Virtual Museum Canada, is a website "for anyone with an interest in the different scientific methods used to solve crimes." Users will find a database of forensic science, containing short but informative essays on forensic entomology, toxicology, alcohol analysis, and various other forensic science topics. A simple timeline reviews key dates in the...

http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/...
View Resource Ants of Borneo

The names Aenictinae, Ceraphachyine, Dorylinae, and Dolichoderinae may not mean much to those outside the world of entomology, but these are but a few of the subfamilies of ants profiled on this nice website designed by Martin Pfeiffer of the University of Ulm. These subfamilies of ants are all present in Kinabulu National Park in Malaysia, a tropical rainforest that has the notable distinction of...

http://www.antbase.net/
View Resource Florida State Collection of Arthropods - Museum of Entomology

This website presents the Florida State Collection of Arthropods (FSCA) Museum of Entomology, a great resource for researchers from around the world, currently housing an "estimated 8.15 million prepared specimens including 3,500 primary and at least 15,000 secondary types." The site links to sections on Collections and Major Holdings, Publications of the Florida State Collection of Arthropods,...

http://www.fsca-dpi.org/OverViewFrame.htm
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