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Photo © Joyce Gross All Abuzz About Bugs! We are an online community of naturalists who enjoy learning about and sharing our observations of insects, spiders, and other related creatures. We enjoy the opportunity to instill in others the fascination and appreciation that we share for the intricate lives of these oft-maligned creatures. Our Mission Using the best resources we have access to, we are creating a knowledgebase to help each other and the online community.

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Singing Insects of North America How to use SINASome features of SINACopyrights (ours and others)Contributing to SINARecent contributions to SINAOther acknowledgementsReferencesAbout Singing Insects of North America How to use SINA. Important: Portions of Singing Insects of North America [SINA] will take about two more years to complete. Weed Resistance Action Group: Home Latest News Rothamsted Research have produced two new publications concerning black-grass, resistance and control. (July 2013) Black-grass (Alopecurus myosuroides): Everything you really wanted to know about black-grass but didn't know who to ask. (pdf, 4 pages, 2013) Black-grass: The potential of non-chemical control.

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Interactive Listing of American/Caribbean Butterflies FINDING A SINGLE TAXON: If you know the scientific or common name the easiest way to find it is to: - Hold down the CONTROL KEY (on PC's) or the COMMAND KEY (on Mac's), select "F", then type the name in the window that appears. This will take you to the first instance the name appears on the Master List. If there are several choices use the arrows next to the search box to scroll through them.

efloraofindia efloraofindia (eFI in short) website is documenting flora of India that is being discussed on efloraofindia google e-group along with supplementing the working of the group. It has the largest database on net on Indian Flora with more than 10,000 species (along with more than 2,00,000 pictures, from some of the best Flora Photographers of India, at its efloraofindia e-group links). It also includes some species from around the world, which has been posted by our members. efloraofindia e-group (earlier Indiantreepix/ Efloraindia) is the largest Google e-group in the world in this field & largest nature related in India (and the most constructive, with more than 2400 members & 2,00,000 messages on 9/9/14) devoted to creating awareness, helping in identification (e-gurukul) etc. along with discussion & documentation of Indian Flora. It has already completed seven years in June'2014.

Southern Bee Killer Robber Fly - Mallophora orcina , captured in Brushy Creek, Round Rock, Texas Badge creator Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to your photos, your group or any other Flickriver view. You can place your badge on your Flickr profile, Blog or Website. Add to your iGoogle or Netvibes page Flickriver widget for iGoogle or Netvibes can display almost any Flickriver view - most interesting today, by user, by group, by tag etc. Cereal Disease Encyclopedia - Rhynchosporium (Leaf Scald) Pathogen Rhynchosporium secalis Hosts The disease affects barley, rye, triticale and a number of grasses, particularly ryegrasses. Praying Mantid caresheet - Amateur Entomologists' Society (AES) Praying Mantis (Mantis religiosa).Photograph by Paulo Rodrigues. The Mantids are a group of 1,800 carnivorous insects (Order: Mantodea). Most mantids are from tropical countries although a few do occur in cooler climates. Their closest relatives are the stick insects, grasshoppers and cockroaches. Like their relatives the mantids undergo simple or incomplete metamorphosis; they do not have a maggot or caterpillar but go through several stages all of which look like miniature, wingless adults. Feeding

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