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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 EH Strickland Entomological Museum

Associated with the University of Alberta, the EH Strickland Entomological Museum has some unique features on its Web site. Along with information on some of the research being conducted and some of the interesting volunteer opportunities, this site has some cool online features. Visitors to the site can take a panoramic virtual tour to see what's behind the scenes at the entomological museum....

https://www.ualberta.ca/museums
View Resource Wolbachia

Wolbachia are a type of bacteria commonly affecting insects and other invertebrates that researchers are using to study a variety of "questions ranging from the evolutionary implications of infection to the use of this agent for pest and disease control." This Web site developed by researchers at the University of Queensland, Australia, is an online collection of Wolbachia related research....

http://www.eliminatedengue.com/our-research/wolbachia
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 Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management Plan

The Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University provides this informative Web site focused on the invasive imported fire ant. Visitors will find all the latest in fire ant research and management, as well as an introduction to fire ant natural history and environmental impact. Materials include multimedia presentations, downloadable publications and factsheets, and lots of related links....

https://fireant.tamu.edu/
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
View Resource Entomological Society of America

Founded in 1889, the "Entomological Society of America (ESA) is the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines." The ESA website provides comprehensive information about the organization including brief sections on Governance, Branches, Constitution and Bylaws, Standing Committees, Strategic Plan, and more. The...

https://www.entsoc.org/
View Resource Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

The Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology is based in Germany and their work encompasses a wide range of inquiry into the relationships between everything from bugs and symbiotic bacteria to odor activation in drosophila. Visitors can wander through the News area to get a sense of the ongoing research projects and overall mission. In the Institute area visitors can learn the basics of chemical...

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