Checklist of Coleoptera Known from Great Smoky Mountains National Park
This is the 2006 website for the Great Smoky Mountains ATBI Coleoptera project. We are adding species webpages as we write them and they are linked to the excel checklist. Go to the checklist page from this opening page.
This is the site of an organization called Ohio Coleopterists. Of particular interest are a number of back issues of newsletters, with articles on such topics as rearing beetles and unusual collecting methods.
As of my October 2005 visit, the site appears to be no longer updated, but I found the newsletter backfile most useful and interesting. One article described finding an unused baseball diamond populated by wasps who caught and paralyzed Buprestid beetles. The author described wasps flying from all directions with dozens and dozens of buprestids of a number of different species! Lo
Includes bibliography. This is one of a series of checklists for Oklahoma invertebrates. They are rather hard to find on the web site, so I am going to post links for each order. (There seemes not to be an overall index page.)
Disclaimer: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.