[Taxacom] taxon wikipedia type resources

Adorian Ardelean ardelean at aquaecology.de
Tue Jul 29 05:36:02 CDT 2008


Hi Roger,

myNature project does this for several years now.
http://mybiosis.info/nature/portal.php?pagename=firstpage

Users are able to contribute, & comment and provide IDs for other 
users observational data (with repository consisting in images). For 
some records we have more than one person contributing to one ID 
(this is a truly collaborative work). Contributions appear live and 
the "editorial process," if necessary (depending on reality of 
record),  is done through community contribution (which include taxon 
specialists and non-specialists).

All the best,
Adorian

At 08:39 PM 7/28/2008, Roger Hyam wrote:

>I was wondering if anyone could help me find some examples of taxonomy
>web sites that will accept contributions from general users in the
>style of wikipedia/wikispecies. To qualify they must allow anyone to
>register and contribute. Contributions must appear live, as part of
>the data without going through an editorial process. Sites that only
>allow users to comment or upload their own data don't really count. I
>am looking for collaborative works. The sites could cover any kind of
>taxonomic related information - not just actual taxa
>
>I am wondering why I don't come across such site in my work.
>
>Many thanks for your thoughts,
>
>Roger
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