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El Verde Grid Invertebrate Data is a long-term observational study of the snail community at the Luquillo LTER on Puerto Rico. Ecological Level: Community Biome: Tropical Habitat : Forest. 4 different "cover classes" on the plot, categorized by historical human use intensity (more details in Thompson et al. 2002). Location:...MORE
This web site hosts information about the entire fossil record, including information about fossil collections, individual plants and animals, taxonomic groups, references to publications, stratigraphic units, time scales, and time intervals. Data Location: Data Available: collection, occurrence, specimen records, taxonomic names/opinion, measurements of specimens Comments: Tools are available on...MORE
This web site stores global data to track the movement of animals. Data Location: Sites Georefferenced: Yes Data Available: species, location Citation: Wikelski, M., and Kays, R. 2010. Movebank: archive, analysis and sharing of animal movement data. World Wide Web electronic publication. , Accessed on <date>.MORE
This dataset has compiled life history parameters, with a focus on senesence, for a wide variety of taxa, mostly animals, but also including a few plants and fungi. Dataset Location: Data collection summary/Methods: This dataset is a compilation of life history traits from the literature, and other databases, with...MORE
Includes all Neotropical stingless bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Meliponini) species, with trait data collected from the literature and unpublished data. Traits include worker body size, colony size, nest description, foraging strategy, aggressiveness, flight range, etc. All data entered have been matched to current species names, following the Moure catalog (
A species list of marine organisms, with current taxonomic information, including any synonomies that might exist. Can search by geographic region. Dataset available here: Available with CC-BY license, cite individual pages as listed on those pages. Suggested citation for entire database: Boxshall, G.; Mees, J.; Costello, M. J.; Hernandez,...MORE
The Ocean Biogeographical Information System is a catalog of global marine species inventory. The data is reported through interactive mapping software from which you can extract summary and point data. Dataset Location: OBIS ; OBIS-Spatial Ecological Analysis of Megavertebrate Populations Site Location: Global Site(s) Georeferenced: Yes Timespan: 1800s - Present;...MORE
A short-term time series of plankton at multiple depths for Georges Bank. Data are available at OBIS . The OBIS compiled data includes species name, individual count, lat/lon, and some environmental correlates like depth and salinity. Dataset Location: OBIS Georges Bank Plankton ; Companion Length Data Direct Download: OBIS Georges...MORE
Published and unpublished data from 51 ,388 ant abundance and occurrence records of more than 2,693 species and 7,953 morphospecies from local assemblages collected at 4,212 locations around the world. Data were collected between 1949 and 2014, and include, for each geo-referenced sampling site, both the identity of the ants collected...MORE