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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. To determine if an insect is a cricket, katydid, or cicada Go to this page ("Home") and click on How to recognize crickets, katydids, and cicadas. To identify an unknown cricket, katydid, or cicada Go to the division dealing with Crickets, Katydids, or Cicadas and click on the Keys button. To learn about a species of cricket, katydid, or cicada for which you know the name Go to the division dealing with Crickets, Katydids, or Cicadas and click on the List of Species button. To learn about a genus or subfamily for which you know the name Go to the appropriate division (Crickets, Katydids, or Cicadas) and click on the List of Species button. To go to a key to the genera of a subfamily you know

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. SEARCH ENGINE: Typing a name into the SEARCH BOX at the top of each webpage allows you to search the entire website for data; It reads all of the CAPTIONS beneath the images, the REFERENCE LIBRARY and GLOSSARY and lists all the instances where the name occurs. OPENING A MAIN SPECIES PAGE: Once you've found a taxon you wish to view select the highlighted COMMON NAME or DISTRIBUTION NOTES which will open the MAIN SPECIES PAGE. - FAMILY THUMBNAILS: Selecting the blue highlighted name within a FAMILY, SUBFAMILY or TRIBE name will display all the thumbnail images for that group.

PopupTest - test your popup blocker software and download softwa Butterfly Conservation - Sussex Branch swift fox | Basic Facts About Swift Foxes The swift fox is a small fox around the size of a domestic housecat, and is found in the western grasslands of North America, such as Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. Diet Swift foxes eat rabbits, prairie dogs, ground squirrels, mice, birds, reptiles, amphibians, berries and seeds. Population Swift fox population numbers in the wild are unknown, but they are found in less than 40% of their historic range. Range The swift fox is native to the Great Plains region of North America. Behavior Did You Know? Swift foxes have been known to run at speeds of more than 30mph! They received the name "swift" fox because of their speediness. Reproduction Mating Season: December to February.Gestation: 51 days.Litter Size: 4-5 kits. The kits disperse in September and October. Threats to Swift Foxes One of the main threats to the swift fox is habitat loss as a result of conversion of grasslands for agriculture. Climate change looms as an additional threat to the swift fox. What Defenders Is Doing to Help Swift Foxes

MYRMECOS - Insect Photography - Insect Pictures What's That Bug? Zoologist | Bioscience Careers | About Bioscience Zoologists are life scientists who study animals, observing them in the laboratory and in their natural habitat. They study the origin and development of species as well as their habits, behaviors and interactions. Zoologists, who also research the development of animal diseases, sometimes known as animal scientists or animal biologists because zoology is the branch of biology that deals with the animal kingdom. Zoology is a wide field offering many career opportunities for research, especially because there still is a great deal to learn about it. A career in zoology offers an opportunity to make a difference to the planet’s ecology through conservation work. Most zoologists are employed by colleges and universities, where they engage in research and teach students. In general, all zoology specializations involve work with animals, either in the wild or in a lab. Career Opportunities Zoologists also can find careers in industry and private business. Job Duties Zookeeper Wildlife Educator

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. Clickr on one of the buttons below to install: Embed on your Web site To embed this view, Copy and Paste the following HTML code: Black background ( preview ) : White background ( preview ) : Firefox and Chrome addons Adds a 'Flickriver' button to your browser. Install in Firefox Install in Chrome Search plugin Add 'Search on Flickriver' to your browser's search box. "View on Flickriver" Greasemonkey script A Greasemonkey script that adds Flickriver links to various Flickr photo pages - user photos, favorites, pools etc, allowing to quickly open the corresponding Flickriver view. Install "View on Flickriver" script Bookmarklet

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