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DNA Barcoding sites
General
BOLD, the Barcode of Life Datasystems: http://www.barcodinglife.org/
iBOL, the International Barcode of Life project: http://www.iBOLproject.org/
CBOL, Consortium for the Barcode of Life: http://www.barcoding.si.edu/
CCDB, Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding: http://www.dnabarcoding.ca/
BIO, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario: http://www.biodiversity.ca/
iBarcode, DNA Barcoding Tools: http://www.ibarcode.org/
The Barcode Blog: http://phe.rockefeller.edu/barcode/blog/

Regional
The Canadian Barcode of Life Network: http://www.bolnet.ca/
ECBOL, European Consortium for the Barcode of Life:  http://www.ecbol.org/
PolarBOL: http://www.polarbarcoding.org/
NorBOL, Norwegian Barcode of Life: http://dnabarcoding.no/en/
N-BOL, The Netherlands Narcode of Life: http://www.dnabarcoding.nl/
G-BOL, German Consortium for the Barcode of Life: http://www.g-bol.de/
BFB, Barcoding Fauna Bavarica: http://www.faunabavarica.de/ 

Group-focused
FormicidaeBOL: http://www.formicidaebol.org/
TrichopteraBOL: http://www.trichopterabol.org/
MammaliaBOL: http://www.mammaliabol.org/
FishBOL: http://www.fishbol.org/
Bee-BOL: http://www.bee-bol.org/


Taxonomic/Biodiversity resources
Nomenclator Zoologicus: http://www.ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/
EOL, the Encyclopedia of Life: http://eol.org
Tree of Life: http://www.tolweb.org/tree/
Morphobank: http://www.morphobank.org/
EDIT, the European Distributed Instite of Taxonomy: http://www.e-taxonomy.eu/
ZooBank, Online Registry for Zoological Nomenclature: http://www.zoobank.org/
ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System: http://www.itis.gov/
Species 2000: http://www.sp2000.org/
Bionet International: http://www.bionet-intl.org/opencms/opencms/index1.jsp
TDWG, Biodiversity Information Standards: http://www.tdwg.org/
GBIF, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility: http://www.gbif.org/
Catalogue of Life: http://www.catalogueoflife.org/search.php
Biodiversity Collections Index: http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/static/index.html
ZipcodeZoo.com: http://zipcodezoo.com/
ICZN Code (4th edition 2000): http://www.iczn.org/iczn/index.jsp


Lepidoptera specific or relevant resources
General
Lepidoptera links collection: http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Environment/NHR/alphabetical.html
Caterpillar Hostplants Database: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/hostplants/
ACG Lepidoptera larva inventory: http://janzen.sas.upenn.edu/
Moth Photographer group: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/MainMenu.shtml
The Lepidoptera Taxome project: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/taxome/
Leptree: http://www.leptree.net/
Lepidopterology, Butterfly and Moth Study: http://www.lepidopterology.com/

Regional

Insects of Townsville, Australia: http://gvcocks.homeip.net/index.html
Moths of French Guiana: http://www.guianensis.fr/
Australian moths online: http://www.ento.csiro.au/anic/moths.html
Butterflies and Moths of North America: http://butterfliesandmoths.org/
California Moth Specimen Database: http://bscit.berkeley.edu/eme/calmoth.html
Butterflies of Monteverde, Costa Rica: http://efg.cs.umb.edu/monteverde/
Neotropical Caterpillars: http://www.tulane.edu/~ldyer/lsacat/index.htm
Moths of Borneo: http://www.arbec.com.my/moths/
Neotropical Geometridae and Arctiidae: http://www.personal.uni-jena.de/~b6brgu2/
Moths of Thailand: http://www.thaibugs.com/
Moths of Jamaica: http://www.mbarnes.force9.co.uk/jamaicamoths/colourplatesintro.htm
Lepidoptera of Europe and North Africa: http://www.leps.it/
Fauna Europaea: http://www.faunaeur.org/

Identification
BOLD Taxonomy browser: http://www.barcodinglife.org/views/taxbrowser.php?taxon=Lepidoptera
Guide to butterflies in North America: http://pick4.pick.uga.edu/mp/20q?guide=Butterflies
A Key to super-families of Lepidoptera: http://www.ndsu.edu/ndsu/ndmoths/Family%20key/key.htm
Identification of European Lepidoptera: http://www.lepiforum.de/

Group specific, butterflies

Nymphalidae.net: http://www.nymphalidae.net/Phylogeny/Phylogeny.htm
Heliconius homepage: http://heliconius.zoo.cam.ac.uk/heliconius/

Group specific, moths

Saturniidae
  World Largest Saturniid Website: http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/indexos.htm
Sphingidae
  Sphingids of the eastern palearctic: http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/china.htm
  Sphingids of the western palearctic: http://tpittaway.tripod.com/sphinx/list.htm
  Sphingids of SE Asia: http://www.sphin-sea.unibas.ch/SphinSEA/SphinSEA_home.htm
  CATE Sphingidae: http://www.cate-sphingidae.org/index.do
  Sphingidae of the Americas: http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/danjansphinx.htm
  Sphingidae of the World group (FlickR): http://www.flickr.com/groups/sphingidae/
Gelechioidea
  Gelechioidea.info: http://www.gelechioidea.info/
  Gelechioidea – A Global Framework: http://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/ Geometridae
  Links collection: http://www.herbulot.de/Herbulot_Reg/links.htm
  Forum Herbulot: http://www.herbulot.de/
Gracillariidae
  Global Gracillariidae database: http://gc.bebif.be/
Noctuidae
  Aganainae moths: http://www.aganaidae.nl/index.html
Tinaeidae
  Global Database: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/tineidae/
Tortricidae
  Tortricid.net: http://www.tortricidae.com/


Societies / Institutions
The Lepidoptera Breeders Association: http://www.lba.uk.com/aboutus.aspx
Societas Europaea Lepidopterologica, SEL: http://www.soceurlep.eu/  
Entomological Society of America, ESA: http://www.entsoc.org/
McGuire Center: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/mcguire/
The Lepidopterists’ Society: http://www.lepsoc.org/
The Southern Lepidopterists’ Society: http://www.southernlepsoc.org/
Lepidopterists’ Society of Africa: http://www.lepsoc.org.za/


Lepidoptera genomic resources
The Nymphalidae Systematics Group: http://nymphalidae.utu.fi/index.htm
Wildsilkbase: http://www.cdfd.org.in/wildsilkbase/home.php
Butterfly base: http://butterflybase.ice.mpg.de/
Leptree: http://www.leptree.net/
InSatDb, The insect microsatellites database: http://sunserver.cdfd.org.in:9999/PHP/INSATDB/home.php
NCBI/GenBank: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/