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eMonocot IBC 2011 Poster


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eMonocot IBC 2011 Poster

  1. 1. BIODIVERSITY INFORMATICS FOR MONOCOTS AND MONOCOT SYSTEMATISTS When complete, emonocot will: 1. Enable the identification of monocot plants anywhere in the world 2. Provide a wealth of information about monocot species, genera and families 3. Address separately the needs of different users Iris reticulata. Photo Mehdi Zarrei 4. Link together monocot taxonomists toWilkin, P., Baker, E., Barker, A., Bone, R., Baker, W.J., Clark, B., enhance their productivityGardiner, L., Godfray, H.C.J,, Haigh, A, Kelly, J., Kitching, I.J., Mayo,S.J., Phillips, S., Scoble, M.J., Simpson, D.A., Smith, V.S., Trias, A. 5. Provide a model for web taxonomyVillalba, S., Vorontsova, M. & Weber, O.
  2. 2. ARCHITECTURE, EXISTING RESOURCES & CONTENTCATE-Araceae ( genera, ca 4,000 species Biodiversity scientists &Palmweb ( other user183 genera, ca 2,400 species communitiesGrassbase ( 700 genera, 11,611 species APGIII Iris families acutiloba. (78) key & Photo Mehdi pages Zarrei Taxonomic content Generic keys & pages: Sampled European Cypriped- Asparagaceae Red List Monocots ioideae from monocot Cyperaceae Index (ca 2,000 (ca 130Baseline taxonomic content from WorldChecklist of Monocots systematics Dioscoreaceae Project spp) spp)( for ca communities Liliaceae (1,50070,000 species will underpin scratchpads Orchidaceae spp) worldwide (2,100 genera)
  3. 3. WORKSHOPS: CALLING ALL MONOCOT SYSTEMATISTSeMonocot eTaxonomy workshop bursariesThe project has funding to support ca five international workshops inpartnership with monocot taxonomists worldwide.Each workshop will: 1. Support groups of specialists in using emonocot as a platform 2. Enable monocot taxonomic communities to • share research results • deliver information on monocots • mentor others to do the same 3. Include training in the use of the emonocot system Iris reticulata. PhotoWorkshop 1: Chicago, September 2011 with the Carex community. M. Zarrei Dactylorhiza maculata & Chorthippus parallelus (male nymph) . Photo Gina Lolli. See for a call for proposals in the near future