[Taxacom] Draft Checklist of the Nonmarine Arthropods of Alaska now online

Derek Sikes dssikes at alaska.edu
Tue Aug 27 13:42:59 CDT 2013


You can download the entire list as a CSV file using the link at the
bottom. That file can be opened in excel and then you can get counts, etc.
You could even import it into access or filemaker and then do your own
searches/filters for certain taxa etc.

OR you could go to the Arctos search home page and do that directly:



On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Doug Yanega <dyanega at ucr.edu> wrote:

> On 8/27/13 10:20 AM, Derek Sikes wrote:
> > Dear ECN-L, Taxacom, and Entomo-L subscribers,
> >
> > A draft checklist of the nonmarine arthropods of Alaska is now available
> > online through Arctos. Links to the checklist data are available on the
> > website of the Alaska Entomological Society at the URI below.  Please
> read
> > the text on this page before proceeding to the checklist data.
> >
> > http://www.akentsoc.org/the_fauna/checklist
> >
> Very nice! Is there a way to get any sort of summary statistics, such as
> total number of species, or number of species in order X only? It
> displays long lists, but the items in a list are not numbered, so you
> can't tell how many taxa are listed without counting them - unless I'm
> missing something.
> Peace,
> --
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