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Biodiversity Heritage Library

Ten major natural history libraries, botanical libraries & research institutes including the MBLWHOI Library have collaborated to digitize the published literature of biodiversity held in their respective collections. Over 12 million pages are searchable using the uBio species name-finding tool.

Bug Guide

Identification guide, images, biological and taxonomic information on insects, spiders, isopods, etc., of the U.S. and Canada.

Butterflies and Moths of the World

A comprehensive interactive catalogue from the Department of Natural History, Natural History Museum., London
Includes all the published genus-group names of Lepidoptera from Linnaeus, 1758, up to the present, and full-colour images of representatives of most included families.

The Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is attempting to organize and make available via the Internet virtually all information about life present on Earth. At its heart lies a series of Web sites—one for each of the approximately 1.8 million known species—that provide the entry points to this vast array of knowledge. The entry-point for each site is a species page suitable for the general public, but with several linked pages aimed at more specialized users.

Entomology and wildlife ecology insect database

Insect database from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, University of Delaware.

Index to Organism Names (ION)

Contains all the animal, plant, and virus names data found within the Thomson BIOSIS literature databases (Zoological Record, BIOSIS Previews, and Biological Abstracts).

Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources

The directory and search engine of insect-related resources on the Internet.