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Microorganisms, Extraterrestrial ?Life

The Microbial Underground!
Microbes: Distinguish Bacteria, Archaea, Fungi, Protists, and Viruses
Methanogens and Other Microbes
Image of Cyanobacteria
Nanobes: Nano-Organisms?
American Society for Microbiology
Online Course in Medical Bacteriology
American Type Culture Collection Home Page
Deep Sea Thermal Vent Tubeworm Symbionts
Martian Life Forms
A More Dubious Martian Life Form


Virus or Bacterium?
Virology on the WWW
Virus Images by Genome Type
Virus Images by Family
Principles of Virus Architecture
The Irish National Virus Ref. Lab.
HIV Virus Explained
Interactive Movie of Life Cycle of HIV and Drug Interactions (Requires Flash Plug-in)

Unicellular Eukaryotes

Protist Image Data
Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images of Protozoans
Radiolarian Skeletons
Victorians Arranged Diatom Slides
Foraminifera (forams)
Examples of fossil forams
More Choanoflagellates
Chlorophyta: Desmids

Green Plants

Botany Resources
Plant Families
California Flora Database
Southern California Plant Families
Plant Images
Arkansas Diversity Mapper


Mycological Links
The Fission Yeast Site

Indented Unranked Classification of Metazoans

Simplified from Peterson and Eernisse, 2001
Metazoa (multicellular animals)
Porifera (sponges)
Eumetazoa (metazoans with gut, epithelia, and body symmetry)
Cnidaria (anemones, jellyfish, hydroids)
Ctenophora (comb jellies)
Bilateria (eumetazoans with bilateral symmetry and cephalization)
Protostomia (bilaterians with protostome features)
Ecdysozoa (protostomes with a molted cuticle)
Lophotrochozoa (spiralian and lophophorate protostomes)
Deuterostomia (bilaterians with deuterostome features)

Metazoa (Multicellular Animals)

Porifera (Metazoans Without Tissues)

Porifera (sponges)
Porifera Web Page
Porifera: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images or Here
Porifera: Image of Sponge Spicules
Underwater image of sponge
Underwater images of Caribbean sponges or Here
Videos of 200m deep hexactinellid sponge reefs off B.C., Canada
Porifera: Yellow Sponges from St. Lucia
Porifera: Calcarea - Introduction to Calcareous Sponges
Porifera: Sponges Get Respect
Porifera: Hermit Crab Sponges

Eumetazoa (Tissues and Body Symmetry)


Cnidaria features
Anthozoa (coral, anemones)
Cnidaria: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images or Here
Very Complete Lecture Notes on Reef Biology and Geology
Corals and coral reefs
Coral Reefs in Jurassic Park
Images of Various Soft Corals
Fossil coral ("petosky stone" 300+ mya)
Movie of anemone and clownfish
Anemonefishes and Their Host Anemones
Image of Anemonefish with Anemone
More Anemonefishes with Anemones
Excellent Images of Anemones or Here
Hydrozoans at Woods Hole
Excellent Images of Hydroid Polyps
More Hydroid Images
Scyphozoa (large jellyfish)
Drawings of Scyphozoa (large jellyfish)
Jellyfish Links
Overview of Scyphozoa
Jellyfish Drifters
Movie of scyphozoan Cassiopeia andromeda swimming
Bigelow's Medusae of the Maldives
Cubozoa (sea wasp)
Jellyfish Lakes of Palau
Pacific Coast Gelatanous Zooplankton
Myxozoans are Cnidarians!


Introduction to Ctenophores
Ctenophora: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images
Ctenophora: More Selected Images
Ctenophora: More Selected Images
Drawings of Ctenophores
Underwater Image of Ctenophore
Ctenophora: The Ctenophore Beroe
A Bizarre Benthic Ctenophore

Bilateria (Bilateral Symmetry)



Brachiopoda (Lamp Shells)
Brachiopoda: Alive
Brachiopoda: Fossils
World Brachiopod Net
Recent Revisions to Brachiopod Systematics
Phoronida (Phoronids)
Bryozoa (Moss Animals)
Bryozoa and Entoprocta Drawings
Bryozoa: Discovery of Free-Swimming Bryozoan from Antarctica
Cycliophora (New Phylum Discovered on Lobster Lips!)
Berkeley's Excellent Introduction to Rotifera (rotifers)
Rotifers and How to Find them
Acanthocephala (thorny-headed worms)
Gnathostomulida Images
Rotifer and Gnathostomulid Phylogenetic Affinities
New Higher Taxon: Micrognathozoa Described in J. Morph. 246(1)
Platyhelminthes (flatworms)
Platyhelminthes: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images
Are Acoels Really Platyhelminths or an Even More Ancient Lineage?
Platyhelminthes: Drawings of Flatworms
Platyhelminthes: Marine Flatworms of the World
Nemertea (Ribbon Worms)
Sipuncula (Peanut Worms)
More on sipunculans
Echiura (Fat Innkeeper, etc.)
Echiura and Sipuncula Drawings
Pogonophora (Including Hot Vent Worms)
Pogonophora: Images and Hot Vent Worms and Their Habitat
Pogonophora: Bearded Bobby the Hot Vent Worm or Here If You Lack Flash Plug-in
Annelida (Segmented Worms)
Annelida: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images
Annelida: Polychaetes (Many Setae) Available from Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole
Annelid Worm Biodiversity Resources
Annelida: Polychaeta: Glossary of Polychaete Terms
Annelida: Polychaeta: Serpulid worm reefs
Annelida: Polychaeta: Images of "Christmas Tree Worms"
Worm World
Annelida: Polychaete - Venomous Bristle Worm
Annelida: Clitellata - Earthworm Dissection
Annelida: Leeches and Clitellates
Mollusca: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images or Here
Mollusca: Mollia Site for Malacologists
Mollusca: Conch-Net Web Pages
Mollusca: Newsgroup Archives
Lecture Slides on Mollusca
Mollusca: Browse the Molluscan Library at Philadelphia's Academy of Natural Sciences
Mollusca: Image of Radula
Mollusca: Chiton Links
Mollusca: Organization of Prosobranch Gastropod
Mollusca: Nudibranchs of the British Isles
Mollusca: Nudibranchs of Southern California
Mollusca: Nudibranchs from Sea of Cortez
Mollusca: Sea Slug Forum
Mollusca: On-line Java Applet to Demonstrate Raup's Shell Coiling Parameters
Mollusca: MacCoil - Software to Demonstrate Snail Coiling
Mollusca: Banana Slug Home Page
Mollusca: Cephalopoda (nautilus, octopus, etc.)
Mollusca: General Introduction to Cephalopoda
Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Slide Show of Squid Reproduction
Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Giant Squid Page
Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Giant Pacific Octopus or Here
Monterey Bay Aquarium Focus On Octopus and Kin
Brooks' Development of the Squid
More Links to Cephalopods
Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Monster Mollusc Fossil Found
Mollusca: Scaphopoda: The Scaphopod Page
Mollusca: Bivalvia: Bivalve Resources
Mollusca: Bivalvia: Giant Deep-Sea Clams
Molluscan Pictures from Singapore


Arthropoda, Onychophora, Tardigrada

Introduction to the Arthropods
Examples of the Main Groups of Arthropods
Arthropod Proverbs
Arthropoda: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images
Animation of Anomalocaris from Burgess Shale
Tardigrada (Water Bears) Reference Center
Tardigrada (Water Bears)
Beautiful Image of Tardigrade or their Snouts
Matthew Wills Did Have a Cool Arthropod Site. Where is he?
Tardigrades or Bears in the Moss
Onychophorans (Velvet Worms)
Chelicerata (Horseshoe Crabs, Spiders, Mites, Scorpions
Chelicerata: About Horseshoe Crabs
Chelicerata: Arachnology
Chelicerata: Spiders and Immunology
Chelicerata: American Tarantula Society
Chelicerata: Jumping Spiders of North America
Chelicerata: Fear of Spiders and Creepy Crawlies
Crustacea (Shrimps, Crabs, Barnacles) Links
Arthropoda: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images
Crustacea: Images of Southern Australian Crustaceans
Crustacea: Copepod Diversity
Crustacea: Copepods in Ponds
Crustacea: Barnacles, Life on the Edge
Crustacea: Cladocera
Crustacea: Cladograms
Crustacea: Poisonous Crab
Insecta (Hexapoda)
World of Insects Website
Insecta: Entomology on the WWW
Insecta: Anatomy
Insecta: Classification
Insecta: Key to the Insect Orders
Insecta: SEM images
Insecta: 3-D Insects
Insecta: Zoom in on a Fruit Fly
Insecta: Drosophila Ommatidium Quicktime Movie
Insecta: Drosophila melanogaster
Insecta: Moth Antenna Close-up with SEM
Insecta: Good Macro Close-up Images
Insecta: Gallery of Orthoptera Images
Insecta: Fossilized in Amber
Insecta: Links to Butterfly Websites
Insecta: Monarch Butterfly Life History
Insecta: Steve's Ant Farm
Insecta: Ant Antics
Insecta: Cockroach World
Insecta: Butterfly Web Site
Another Butterfly Web Site
Insecta: See What a Bee Sees
Insecta: The Eye of a Bee
Insecta: The Wasp Sting
Insecta: Forensic Entomology
Insecta: Cultural Entomology
Myriapoda: Millipedes or Here
Diplopoda (Millipedes) - First Land Animals
Diplopoda: Caring For Your Giant Millipede
Chilopoda: Introduction to Centipedes
Chilopoda: Images of Centipedes
Chilopoda: House Centipede
Chilopoda: Drawings of centipedes, etc.
Chilopoda: A Giant Centipede


Phylogenetic Scheme of Nemathelminthes or More Complete Version in German)
Introduction to the Nematodes
Nematoda (roundworms)
Illustrated Key to Nematodes
Nematomorpha (horsehair worms)
Gastrotricha (belly hairs)
Gastrotrich Image and Bibliography
Drawings of rotifers and gastrotrichs
Introduction to the Priapulids, Kinorhynchs, and Loriciferans
Kinorhyncha (moveable snouts)
Image of Kinorhynch
Loricifera (corselet bearing)
Priapulida: Images of Burgess Shale Priapulid, Ottoia
Introduction to Chaetognatha (Arrow Worms)
Diagram of a Chaetognath
Excellent Chaetognath Images
SEM of Chaetognath Head


Echinoderm Evolution Website
Introduction to Echinodermata
Echinodermata: Prof. Fankboner's Selected Images and Here
Echinodermata: Larval Stages
Echinodermata: Drawings of Crinoids (Sea Lilies & Feather Stars)
Echinodermata: Crinoidea: Fossil Sea Lily
Echinodermata: Living Feather Star
Echinodermata: More Feather Star Images
Echinodermata: Drawings of Echinoids (Sea Urchins)
Echinodermata: Drawings of Holothuroids (Sea Cucumbers)
Echinodermata: Drawings of Asteroids (Seastars)
Echinodermata: The Crown-of-Thorns Seastar
Echinodermata: Drawings of Ophioroids (Brittle Stars)
Echinodermata: Selected Images
Echinodermata: Photovault Images
Hemichordata: Drawings of Enteropneusts
Hemichordata: Images of Pterobranchs
Chordata (From sea otters to sea squirts)
Chordata: Urochordata: Ascidian News (at CSUF) or Tunicate Discussion Group
Chordata: Vertebrata: Overview
Chordata: Vertebrata: Another Excellent Overview
Chordata: Vertebrata: Phylogeny
Chordata: Fish Dissection and Fish Scales
Chordata: Fish Respiration Lecture Notes
Chordata: More Fish Images
Chordata: Anemonefishes and Their Host Anemones
Chordata: Electric Eels
Chordata: Tetrapoda: Information on Fossil Tetrapod Families
Chordata: Tetrapoda: Discover 6/95 Article on Ichthyostega
Chordata: Whole Frog Project
Chordata: Frogs in Panamo
Chordata: The Amniote Vertebrates
Chordata: Sea Turtles
Chordata: Univ. of Michigan Reptile Overview
Chordata: More Biology 404 Links to Aquatic Reptiles
Chordata: Field Museum's Dinosaur Tour 1
Chordata: Berkeley's Dinosaur Tour
Chordata: More Biology 404 Links to Dinosaurs
Chordata: Archaeopteryx (earliest bird)
Chordata: More Biology 404 Links to Flying Vertebrates
Chordata: Birds on the Web (Click on Ornithology) or Here
Chordata: Bird Links by Group or Here
Chordata: How Birds Fly
Chordata: Hummingbirds
Chordata: Overview of Mammals
Chordata: More Biology 404 Links to Origin of Mammals
Chordata: Marsupial Mammals
Chordata: Mammals in Tasmania
Chordata: Placental Mammals
Chordata: Images of Mammals
Chordata: Animal Info - Endangered Mammals Website
Chordata: African Mammals at Kruger National Park
Chordata: Adam's Fox Box
Chordata: The Marmot Burrow
Chordata: Whales
Chordata: Orca Whale Images
Chordata: Intro to Primates
Chordata: Links for Primate Information
Chordata: The Primate Gallery
Chordata: The Origins of Humankind
Chordata: 2.5 Million Year Old Mrs. Ples
Chordata: The Origins of Humankind
Chordata: Human Anatomy Lectures and Images
Chordata: Visible Human Project
Chordata: Biosocial Aspects of Human Behavior
Chordata: Yahoo's Anatomy Links
Chordata: Human Legs and Jaws
Chordata: Human Skeleton or Simplified as Links in Joints
Chordata: Voxel-Man Gallery

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Some links on this page date to 1996 or so, the last complete check was completed 3/23/01 and last updated on 4/30/03.
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