Identification Tools / Inventories


GENERAL ITEMS

Geometrids of the World - Global Barcoding Campaign
Lepidoptera: http://www.lepbarcoding.org/
Geometridae: http://www.lepbarcoding.org/campaign_geometridae.php
Taxonomy browser of the Global Barcoding Campaign – Geometrids of the World (‘BOLD’, taxonomy, pictures and distribution maps of 35.000+ specimens and 3700+ species, actually)
http://www.barcodinglife.com/views/taxbrowser.php?taxid=525

LepTree Geometridoidea workgroup (AToL; Assessment of the Tree of Life)
http://www.lepbarcoding.org/

GenBank (Taxonomy browser)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi

ENSHIN (homepage of the European Natural History Specimen Information Network)
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/projects/ENHSIN/index.html

Wikipedia D (general information, with some photographs)
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanner_(Schmetterling)#Unterfamilie_Geometrinae

Wikipedia F (general information, with some photographs)
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometridae

Wikipedia NL (general information, with list of photographs)
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometridae

Wikipedia E (a few general information)
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometridae

IDENTIFICATION TOOLS, REGIONAL INVENTORIES

World
Catalogue of the Geometridae species of the world (Species 2000 / It is / LepIndex; complete list) http://annual.sp2000.org/browse_taxa.php?selected_taxon=16958605

Taxonomy browser of the Global Barcoding Campaign – Geometrids of the World (‘BOLD’, taxonomy, pictures and distribution maps of 35.000+ specimens and 3700+ species, actually) http://www.barcodinglife.com/views/taxbrowser.php?taxid=525
Geometrids of the World - Global Barcoding Campaign
Lepidoptera: http://www.lepbarcoding.org/
Geometridae: http://www.lepbarcoding.org/campaign_geometridae.php

Geometridoidea voucher image list LepTree (AToL; Assessment of the Tree of Life) http://www.leptree.net/drupal/image/tid/

GlobInG - Global Information system Geometridae (BMBF project GBIF - Germany - Insecta), with images of primary type specimens, stored in German museums (queries possible from SysTax database or GBIF wrapper)
[SysTax]
http://www.biologie.uni-ulm.de/cgi-bin/portal/portal.pl?tquery=geometridae&cquery=&locquery=&longfrom=&longto=&latfrom =&latto=&labquery=&iquery=&query=&wrapper=0&data=all&typus=yes&sort=tax&displ=s&lang=e&sid=T&expert=yes&acro=ZSM

[GBIF]
http://www.biologie.uni-ulm.de/cgi-bin/query_all/query_all.pl?lang=d&pr=gbif-e1

Finnish Lepidopterist Society - List of Geometridae names (worldwide) with focus on Palaearctic, with links and many photographs
http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/geometroidea/geometridae

Palearctic region
GlobInG - Information system Geometrid Moths of Europe (queries possible from SysTax database or GBIF wrapper)
[SysTax]
http://www.biologie.uni-ulm.de/cgi-bin/portal/portal.pl?tquery=geometridae&cquery=&locquery=&longfrom=&longto=&latfrom =&latto=&labquery=&iquery=&query=&wrapper=0&data=all&typus=yes&sort=tax&displ=s&lang=e&sid=T&expert=yes&acro=ZSM

[GBIF]
http://www.biologie.uni-ulm.de/cgi-bin/query_all/query_all.pl?lang=d&pr=gbif-e1

Finnish Lepidopterist Society - List of Geometridae names (worldwide) with focus on Palaearctic, with links and many photographs
http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/geometroidea/geometridae

Europe - distributional checklist
http://www.faunaeur.org/

Europe (with many life photographs of larvae and adults)
http://www.leps.it

Europe (with a few photographs of adult and immature stages)
http://www.schmetterling-raupe.de/

Homepage on genus Eupithecia (one regional faunistic list (Germany), under construction)
http://www.eupithecia.de/

Austria (complete list of 510 geometrid species (D, A, CH), most of them figured)
http://www.lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?Geometridae

Finland (excellent photographs of larvae; some from other countries)
http://www.kolumbus.fi/silvonen/lnel/species.htm

France (incomplete (increasing) collection of photographs under the Wikipedia site)
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galerie_des_Geometridae

Germany (complete list of 510 geometrid species (D, A, CH), most of them figured)
http://www.lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?Geometridae

Germany (many good photographs)
http://www.golddistel.de/nachtfalter/geometridae/index.htm

Germany Nordrhein-Westfalen (complete list of 340 geometrid species, no figures)
http://www.natur-in-nrw.de/HTML/Artenlisten/Schmetterlinge/05-Geometridae.html

Great Britain (all species figured)
http://jeffhiggott.topcities.com/lepidoptera/systematic_list/Geometridae/geometridae1.html

Great Britain (many species figured)
http://ukmoths.org.uk/

Great Britain Wikipedia (complete list with much infor and all species figured)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Geometridae

Great Britain Commons Wikimedia (list with much info and about 100 species figured)
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Geometridae

Netherlands (many species figured, with much info)
http://www.gardensafari.net/dutch/spanners.htm

Netherlands Wikipedia (list with info and >60 species figured)
http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categorie:Geometridae

Russia Siberia (long list with many good photographs; large file slowly loading)
http://olegberlov.narod.ru/geom.html

Russia Siberian Museum (list of holdings with some type photographs)
http://szmn.sbras.ru/Lepidop/Geometr/Geometr.htm

Spain (complete fauna, with map query)
http://biodiver.bio.ub.es/biocat/homepage.html

Sweden (complete list, with all species figured)
http://www2.nrm.se/en/svenska_fjarilar/svenska_fjarilar.html#Geometridae

Switzerland (complete list of 510 geometrid species (D, A, CH), most of them figured)
http://www.lepiforum.de/cgi-bin/lepiwiki.pl?Geometridae

United Kingdom (all species figured)
http://jeffhiggott.topcities.com/lepidoptera/systematic_list/Geometridae/geometridae1.html

United Kingdom (many species figured)
http://ukmoths.org.uk/

United Kingdom Wikipedia (complete list with much info and about 100 species figured)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Geometridae

United Kingdom Commons Wikimedia (list with much info and about 100 species figured)
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Geometridae


Nearctic region

Canada (check list with many photographs)
http://www.cbif.gc.ca/SpeciesBank/spp_pages/geometroidea/phps/nfgeo_e.php#387

Canada (check list with some photographs)
http://www.atl.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/index-e/what-e/science-e/biodiversity-e/geometridae-e.html

U.S.A. & Canada Nomina Nearctica (nomenclatorial list of all names)
http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/lepid/lepg.htm

U.S.A. & Canada (taxonomy & many images & much info)
http://bugguide.net/node/view/188/

U.S.A. (160 identified photographs of unknown provenience)
http://www.pbase.com/lilwings/geometridae

U.S.A. Arizona (full taxonomy, much info and almost all species figured!)
http://nitro.biosci.arizona.edu/zeeb/butterflies/geom.html

U.S.A. CAS type collection (list of primary type specimens)
http://www.calacademy.org/research/entomology/types/insecta/geometri.htm

U.S.A., Georgia (forest geometrids, 74 species figured)
http://www.forestryimages.org/browse/family.cfm?id=210

U.S.A. Ohio (faunistic data of 130+ species)
http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/rb1192/single.asp?strID=287

U.S.A. USGS (faunistic lists from various regions)
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org


Neotropical region

Caterpillars Central and South America (many larvae and adults figured, with host-plant info)
http://www.tulane.edu/~ldyer/lsacat/index.htm http://www.tulane.edu/~ldyer/lsacat/families/geo.htm

Chile (Geometrid ID tool under construction)
http://www2.udec.cl/~luparra/

Chile (geometrids of Huinay station, Los Lagos, 100 species with images of moths and genitalia)
http://www.zsm.mwn.de/lep/huinay.htm

Costa Rica (Largest database with food-plant relationships and thousands of photographs)
http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu/caterpillars/database.lasso

Costa Rica INBio (lists and hostplants)
http://www.inbio.ac.cr/papers/Geometridae/Indice.html

Costa Rica (with hundreds of high quality photos and reliable identifications)
http://www.personal.uni-jena.de/~b6brgu2/

Ecuador (general information, complete systematic lists and some photographs).
http://www.uni-jena.de/Geometridae_species_list_Ecuador-skin-print.html

Ecuador (with hundreds of high quality photos and reliable identifications)
http://www.personal.uni-jena.de/~b6brgu2/

Ecuador (more than 60 species figured, unidentified).
http://www.tandayapa.com/

French Guyana (many species figured, identifications requiring control)
http://www.guianensis.fr/

Grenadines (short list with a few photographs)
http://www.mbarnes.force9.co.uk/grenadinesmoths/geometridae.htm

Guadeloupe (Identification guide with many colour photographs, by Claude Herbulot)
http://www.inra.fr/papillon/geometri/textfr/geometri.htm

Jamaica (many species figured, identifications requiring control)
http://www.mbarnes.force9.co.uk/jamaicamoths/plate14.htm


Indo-Pacific region

Indonesia Borneo (complete presentation of Bornean geometrids – figures of moths and genitalia)
http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-10/contents.php

Taiwan selection of geometrids figured)
http://www.tspes.tpc.edu.tw/~afu/geometridae.htm

Thailand (with numerous (life) moth photographs)
http://www.thaibugs.com/Butspecs/mothspeclist.htm

Australia (many geometrids figured, adults and larvae)
http://www.usyd.edu.au/museums/larvae/geometridae/geometridae.html

Australia CSIRO gallery (good selection of geometrids figured)
http://www.ento.csiro.au/gallery/moths/Geometridae

Australia Brisbane region (some geometrids figured, adults and larvae)
http://www.geocities.com/brisbane_loopers/GEOMERRIDAE.htm

Australia (Homepage on Geometridae)
http://www.geol.utas.edu.au/geom/

Tasmania Forum Herbulot collecting 2006 (140 species figured; under construction; so far unlinked)


Afrotropical region

Sao Thomé, Principe, Annobon (species list) http://www.ggcg.st/Species_Lists/STP%20Lepidoptera%20Geometridae.htm

South Africa, 'Transvaal' (species list - compilation from different literature sources) http://www.members.tripod.com/entcesa/zageom.htm

Réunion (species list)
http://heterocera.ifrance.com/geometridae.htm