Taxonomy I: What's in a name?
The modern equivalent of Linnaeus’ Systema Naturae, an attempt to database all the world’s biodiversity.
Pronunciation of Biological Latin
Cape West Publishing guide on how to pronounce scientific names of plants and animals in Latin.
Linnean Society of London - An international collaboration between libraries with significant holdings of Linnaean material.
Milwaukee Public Museum - explaining Taxonomy through the recent exploits of a beetles specialist.
The Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project
Natural History Museum, London - project to promote nomenclatural stability in Linnaean plant names by establishing clear typifications for each of the names involved.
New Brazilian Monkeys and Bats
A lavishly illustrated early 19th century taxonomic, expeditionary publication by Johann Baptist von Spix.
News & Events
Taxonomic errors mar biodiversity estimates
News from around the world of science.
Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.
PBS / NOVA - interactive that allows you to classify three life forms and learn about taxonomy.
Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States
National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education