EOL species pages:
from 42 pages to 156,000 species pages



 Torsten Dikow

 Biodiversity Synthesis Center
 Field Museum ...
The making of species pages

 » Present species pages in both – EDIT and EOL

 » Scratchpads (EDIT) & LifeDesk (EOL) both ...
Share photos with EOL through flickr group
http://flickr.com/groups/806927@N20/


  » Rules
    ◊ image set to public

   ...
First 42 pages – 1st Tier AToL

 » Use EDIT Scratchpads for now

 » Very limited information available at this time

 » Ne...
Additional 300 species pages

 » Which species should we present?

 » Every family with at least one species

 » Your init...
Long Term Goals – the other 156,000 …

 » Data sources
   ◊ taxonomic revisions – past & present

   ◊ identification matr...
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Tdikow Diptera Eol Talk

  1. 1. EOL species pages: from 42 pages to 156,000 species pages Torsten Dikow Biodiversity Synthesis Center Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, USA
  2. 2. The making of species pages » Present species pages in both – EDIT and EOL » Scratchpads (EDIT) & LifeDesk (EOL) both based on Drupal (content management software) http://drupal.org/
  3. 3. Share photos with EOL through flickr group http://flickr.com/groups/806927@N20/ » Rules ◊ image set to public ◊ image is licensed with public domain or CC-BY, CC-BY-NC, CC-BY- SA, CC-BY-NC-SA http://creativecommons.org/about/license/ ◊ image is tagged using machine tags » binomial scientific name – “taxonomy:binomial=Bibio longipes” » genus name – “taxonomy:genus=Bibio” » family name – “taxonomy:family=Bibionidae” » Additional data ◊ common name ◊ geographic information » “geo:lat=”; “geo:lon=” » “geo:alt=”
  4. 4. First 42 pages – 1st Tier AToL » Use EDIT Scratchpads for now » Very limited information available at this time » Need help from experts » Literature
  5. 5. Additional 300 species pages » Which species should we present? » Every family with at least one species » Your initiative is needed?
  6. 6. Long Term Goals – the other 156,000 … » Data sources ◊ taxonomic revisions – past & present ◊ identification matrices, e.g., Lucid FlyTree matrix ◊ phylogenetic matrices ? » ZooTaxa & ZooKeys ◊ EOL initiative that every published species will be get a species page

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