WWW Links to Invertebrates

Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:21 pm

Checklists with disribution available here: http://biodiversityadvisor.sanbi.org/re ... n-species/


Insects: Picasa Gallery by Jean Young
iSpot
Namibia Farm Kyffhäuser - Invertebrates


Google Books
Mike Picker, Charles Griffiths, Alan Weaving: Field Guide to Insects of South Africa
Vincent Carruthers: The Wildlife of Southern Africa: A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants - Spiders and other arachnids - Insects


ID Keys
KEY TO THE ORDERS OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN INSECTS


Checklists
Checklist: South African Insects (Hexapoda)


Thank you, BluTuna ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

Re: WWW Links to Invertebrates: Lepidoptera

Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:41 pm

Checklists (PDF)

Checklist Butterflies & Skippers KRUGER NATIONAL PARK (PDF)
Butterflies Recorded in the Hazyview Area of Mpumalanga, South Africa (Excel)
Butterflies of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Butterflies of the "Four Corners Area" Kavango - Zambezi

Get species lists from Virtual Museum here


SABCA: 54 most common species of Butterfly Gauteng with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly Eastern Cape with photos
SABCA: 49 most common species of Butterfly Free State with photos
SABCA: 47 most common species of Butterfly KZN with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly Limpopo with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly Mpumalanga with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly Northern Cape with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly North West with photos
SABCA: 50 most common species of Butterfly Western Cape with photos

Butterflies of Namibia: Species with Description


Download (PDF)

SANBI Biodiversity Series 16, Butterflies of South Africa’s National Botanical Gardens. An illustrated checklist compiled by Christopher K. Willis & Steve E. Woodhall (PDF)
SWAZILAND’S BUTTERFLIES: Checklist with Photos and Descriptions (PDF)


Photos

Learn about Butterflies - Africa
butterflycorner.net - Butterflies of Africa
Biodiversity Explorer - Lepidoptera
Pafuri Butterflies
Butterfly Valley

Search ADU Virtual Museum for Photos
This is the best database to compare photos for ID purposes O:V

THE BUTTERFLIES (LEPIDOPTERA) OF KWAZULU-NATAL: THEIR DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, HABITAT, FOODPLANTS, FLIGHT PERIODS AND CONSERVATION STATUS

WWW Links to Invertebrates: Coleoptera

Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:21 pm

Beetles of Africa

Dung Beetles of Tswalu Kalahari (PDF)

Checklists
The Whirligig Beetles (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae) of South Africa
Cerambycidae from the Kruger National Park

Photos for ID
Project Noah: Beetles of Pretoria and Johannesburg

WWW Links to Invertebrates: Odonata

Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:22 pm

Photos:
Warwick Tarboton: SOUTHERN AFRICAN DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES
Africa Dragonfly Query

Download PDF:
SANBI Biodiversity Series. An illustrated Dragonfly and Damselfly Checklist (PDF)
Swaziland’s Odonata Damselflies and Dragonflies (Illustrated Checklist with descriptions - PDF)

Google Books:
Michael J. Samways: Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa

Checklists:
The Dragonflies & Damselflies (Odonata) of South Africa
An inventory of the damselflies and dragonflies (Odonata) of the Kruger National Park

WWW Links to Invertebrates: Hymenoptera

Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:24 pm

WaspWeb: Wasps, bees and ants of Africa and Madagascar

The Bees of sub-Saharan Africa - Abc Taxa PDF: http://www.abctaxa.be/volumes/vol-7-bee ... f/download
http://www.abctaxa.be/volumes/vol-7-bees

Atlas Hymenoptera: Les Xylocopa d'Afrique

Wasps of Mpumalanga, South Africa - a set on Flickr

PDF: Hymenoptera of the world: an identification guide to families. Edited by Henri Goulet, John T. Huber

GESS, S.K. & GESS, F.W. 2010. Pollen wasps and flowers in southern Africa. SANBI Biodiversity Series 18: http://www.sanbi.org/sites/default/file ... ries18.pdf

A very good flickr group for African bees and wasps: https://www.flickr.com/groups/africanbeesandwasps/pool/


Ants in the Kruger National Park

WWW Links to Invertebrates: Neuroptera

Thu Oct 10, 2013 6:28 pm

Lacewings of Tswalu Kalahari (PDF)

Checklist - The Owlflies (Neuroptera: Ascalaphidae) of South Africa
Checklist - The Brown Lacewings (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae) of South Africa

WWW Links to Invertebrates: Spiders (Arachnids: Araneae)

Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:37 pm

Google Books
Martin R. Filmer: Southern African Spiders: An Identification Guide

Checklists
A check list of the spiders of the Kruger National Park, South Africa (Arachnida: Araneae)

Good for ID
The Spider Guide of Southern Africa: http://www.djaniwildlife.co.za/wildways ... ndex2.html
A pictorial index to the Afrotropical Salticidae: http://www.google.de/imgres?sa=X&espv=2 ... 2,s:0,i:88
Jumping Spiders of South Africa (Gallery) http://www.jumpingspiders.co.za/gallery.html

http://www.baboonspideratlas.co.za/

SPECIES IN THE FAMILY NEPHILIDAE IN SOUTH AFRICA: http://www.spiderclub.co.za/Docs/SCSA_Nephilidae_SA.pdf

New data on the jumping spiders of South Africa (Araneae: Salticidae): http://africaninvertebrates.org/ojs/ind ... le/265/231

Baboon Spider Atlas - Discovering and mapping the distributions of Southern Africa's baboon spiders
PDF: A Pictorial Guide to the Baboon Spiders of Southern Africa
PDF: Baboon and Trapdoor Spiders of Southern Africa: An Identification Manual

WWW Links to Stick Insects (Phasmida)

Tue Oct 15, 2013 5:59 pm

Checklists
The Diapheromerid Stick Insects (Phasmida: Diapheromeridae) of South Africa
The Bacillid Stick Insects (Phasmida: Bacillidae) of South Africa

WWW Links to Orthoptera

Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:37 pm

Checklists

The Dune Crickets (Orthoptera: Schizodactylidae) of South Africa
The Armoured Crickets (Orthoptera: Bradyporidae) of South Africa
The Crickets and Tree Crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) of South Africa

Re: WWW Links to Invertebrates: Hemiptera

Wed Oct 23, 2013 2:36 pm

Checklists

The Pondskaters (Hemiptera: Gerridae) of South Africa