MAMMALOGY SITES ON THE WEB
The Internet is an excellent source of information. It is also an excellent source of
disinformation. Not all web sites are created equal. Below are some web sites that will be
very helpful for this course.
SITES WITH INFORMATION ON SYSTEMATICS.
The Tree of Life
Information about phylogeny and biodiversity
The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology's Animal Diversity Web
- The Animal Diversity Web is a collection of pictures and information about animals.
Accounts of individual species include information on distributions, natural history,
conservation, and economic importance, along with pictures and sounds if available.
An essential feature of the ADW is student authorship of species accounts.
- Mammalia on
the Animal Diversity Web University of Michigan
Species of the World
- "Mammal Species of the World, 3rd edition (MSW3) is a
database of mammalian taxonomy, based upon the 2005 book Mammal Species
of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed). Don
E. Wilson & DeeAnn M. Reeder (editors)." It
contains the names of the 4,629 species of mammals, in a taxonomic hierarchy that includes Order, Family,
Subfamily, and Genus.
- The 3rd edition of Mammal Species of the World (MSW)
is also available online at
UCMP Hall of Mammals
- Information about the systematics, morphology, life history and ecology of the mammals.
- an online field guide to North American mammals from
the National Wildlife Federation.
Animal Info - Information on Rare, Threatened and Endangered Mammals---Paul
L'Associazione TERRAMBIENTE é nata per contribuire a colmare il vuoto di contenuti nel panorama dei siti web italiani.
If you need help with dichotomous keys, take the right hand
large door to the Laboratory at the Aberdeen
University Virtual Museum of Taxonomy
Courses with websites
Mammals of Texas
- This American Society of Mammalogists list contains at least the following information
about each species: common name, scientific name, family and order, status in the state,
distribution in the state.
Texas Parks and Wildlife
SITES WITH LINKS TO OTHER SITES:
BIOSIS Guide to
the Animal Kingdom - Mammals
American Society of Mammalogists
- "The ASM is a group dedicated to promoting interest in mammals throughout the world
through research, education, and communication among scientists and the general public.
The ASM accomplishes this through annual meetings, international conferences, committee
activities, research and educational awards, and publication of scientific and
non-technical materials, including the Journal of Mammalogy. All responsible types of
research on mammals are encouraged by the ASM. "