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Taeger A., Cincotta S., Susko E. (-2013) Kinds of Symphyta on Discover Life
[cite:595936]
work in progress: as of today, a mere checklist linked to taxon pages -- mostly blank but a few with mapped records and/or photos. will try to contact authors and find out what the status of the project is.

Blank et al. (2012) ECatSym: Electronic World Catalog of Symphyta (Insecta, Hymenoptera). Program version 4.0 beta
[cite:388934]
Taxonomic data base (with distribution info provided for every taxon included) maintained by people at the Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, M√ľncheberg, Germany, and adopted as BG's default taxonomy reference. See also discussion here.
"...the best thing to check for current usage of names" (Dr. Smith's comment)

authors: Blank S.M., Groll E.K., Liston A.D., Prous M., Taeger A.

Older version

i still haven't figured out how to use it...

Hymenoptera Interactive Keys
requires installation of Windows only Intkey software (so I haven't been able to try the keys). Site lists keys to the following:

Cotesia species of economic importance
Adeliinae Genera of the New World
Agathidinae Genera of the New World
Agathidinae Genera of Thailand
Agathirsia Species of the World
Alabagrus Species of the World
Alabagrus Species of La Selva
Aleiodes Species of the New World
Alysiinae Genera of the New World
Amputoearinus of the New World
Aphidiinae Genera of the New World
Apozyginae Genera of the New World
Betylobraconinae Genera of the New World
Blacinae Genera of the New World

Nearctic Hymenoptera other (Discover Life's IDnature guide)
[cite:1025430]

The HYM Course Lectures
Links to lectures on general Hymenoptera morphology and biology, as well as specific superfamilies, presented at past HYM courses.

van Noort S. (2004-2015) WaspWeb: Wasps, bees and ants of Africa and Madagascar
An excellent, richly illustrated source maintained by Iziko Museums of Cape Town. Info of major taxa (distribution, life history/hosts), keys, etc.
[cite:364100]

Guides to the Genera and species of Eastern North American Bees
A set of online interactive guides to the eastern bees. Currently there is a guide to the genera and about 20+ guides to the species of some of those genera. We hope to have all the genera up on the web by the end of 2005 and then begin working our way west to include all the bees on the continent. Guides are designed for the advanced amateur to the professional. If possible we use common names rather than jargon, but at times it is necessary to get technical to separate out closely related species. We also plan to add more pictures and illustrations (including links to Bugnet photographs

The Bees of Florida
Extensive set of on-line keys by Dr. John Pascarella at Valdosta State University, Georgia. It uses photos of specimens, and, I believe, goes down to species level.

Has some interesting photos of other taxa, for example, wasps, but no keys or species identifications.

(Thanks to Tony DiTerlizzi for finding this!)

Link updated 25 February 2012--thanks for comments.

 
 
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