Biodiversity Information

ABRS Flora Online
Provides online delivery of taxonomic and biological information on species known to occur in Australia.

ANHSIR: ANH Specimen Information Register
Search the Australian National Herbarium (CANB) herbarium database records.

Atlas of Living Australia (ALA)
Project mission is to develop a biodiversity data management system which will link Australia’s biological knowledge with its scientific and agricultural reference collections and other custodians of biological information.

Australian Ants Online
Brings together a wide range of information on the Australian ant fauna. It is currently being redeveloped as part of the CERF Taxonomy Network.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
A public enquiry database which will serve as a source of taxonomic and biological information on all animal species known to occur in Australia.

Australian National Insect Collection Taxon Database
Provides a wealth of information on the Australian insect fauna, including ants.

Australian Plant Census (APC)
Covers all published scientific plant names used in the Australian taxonomic literature, including all native and naturalised taxa. It does not cover taxa (including cultivars) known only from cultivation in Australia.

Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)
A list of all published names of Australian vascular plants and their bibliographic and typification details.

Australia's Fauna - Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
An online distributed network of databases that contain information about the faunal (animal) collections held in Australian museums and other institutions.

Australia's Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
An on-line botanical information resource accessible via the web; provides immediate access to the wealth of data associated with scientific plant specimens in each Australian herbarium. Six million specimen records, of particular value in displaying geographic distribution, will be enhanced by images, descriptive text and identification tools.

International Plant Names Index (IPNI)
A database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and fern allies.


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