Biology News
Country Ecology: Common tern - Conway Daily Sun

Conway Daily Sun
Probably the tern we are most likely seeing on the New Hampshire seacoast, or so we think, is the common tern. So many terns resemble it, that we often go no further in identification efforts. It is abundant and widespread, so we infer whenever we see ...

Reading American History Through Handkerchiefs - Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura
... travel-related guidelines on customs and tariffs; currency exchange rates; foreign language phrases; dance steps; weight-loss and fitness exercise routines; housekeeping tips; flora and fauna identification; calorie counts; and recipes, for both ...

Clarkson University Hosts Visiting Graduate Student from the Netherlands - Clarkson University News (press release)

Clarkson University News (press release)
Clarkson University's Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science is hosting a grad student from the Netherlands. William van Doorn recently started to work on a project on the chemical modification of proteins and the identification of these ...

Bug Identification

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An online key to insect identification.

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    What bug is this? - Amateur Entomologists' Society (AES)
    Information on how to identify insects and other invertebrates. The Amateur Entomologists' Society provides information and two different identification services, one is for members of the society and the other is for non-members.

Insect Identification
United States

Reference that breaks down North American insects and spiders. Features facts, articles and photographs.

Bacterial Identification

Service for the identification of bacteria and fungi sequences by sequence alignment.
United States

Provides information about the general identification of trees as well as more specific techniques for a limited number of species. Includes information about dendrology.

Trees Identification

Provides help with tree identification.

Spider Identification
United States

Community providing spider identification services for primarily North American spiders. Members of the public can submit photographs and submit and help identify pictures of spiders.

United States

Illustrations and key from the University of Nebraska for identification of common one-node and two-node ants.

Hummingbird Identification

Detailed photographs and notes on most U.S. and Canadian species.

Gull Identification
United States

Photos, detailed plumage descriptions, quiz gulls, articles, hybrids, mystery birds, and links. Covers North American species and some Siberian and European gulls.

Cycad Identification

Features a key distinguishing families and genera, and each family and genus has its separate home page. Each genus page has links for all accepted species in that genus and keys to identify them.

Leaf Identification
United States

Instructional unit from the Department of Horticulture at Penn State University. Includes information on identifying leaves by structure, shape, groupings, margins, and arrangement.