1. Caucasian Spiders Database (Version 1.4.3)
Homepage of Caucasian Spiders Database (click to access homepage).
Version 1.4.3 of the Caucasian Spider Database includes 13321 records of 1107 spider species, destilling the information distributed across 275 publications with occurrence data of spiders in the Caucaus Ecoregion.
Citation: Otto, S. (2015): Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.4.3 Internet: http://caucasus-spiders.info/
2. Commented Checklist of the Spider Species (Araneae) in the Caucasus Ecoregion
Front page of article (click to download PDF).
Abstract: The commented checklist is based on 275 publications with occurrence data on spiders in the Caucasus Ecoregion (13321 records of 1107 species). The number of records as well as its abundance status is given for each species. The list of doubtful and erroneous species records contains another 57 species, which are either invalid species or their species records in the Caucasus Ecoregion are based on doubtful records, misidentications or related reasons. A record density map for the Caucasus Ecoregion is provided.
: Otto, S. (2015): Commented Checklist of the Spider Species (Araneae) in the Caucasus Ecoregion. In: Otto, S. (ed.): Caucasian Spiders. A faunistic database on the spiders of the Caucasus. Version 1.4.3 Internet: http://caucasus-spiders.info/checklist/
The Caucasian Spiders Database is updated! Almost 11,000 records amount to 1107 species: http://caucasus-spiders.info/
The Caucasian Spiders Database (Version 1.3) is online again: http://caucasus-spiders.info/.
It now includes the basic functions like checklists for the Caucasus Ecoregion and the countries Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan as well as information and records for all locations in the database and a list of publications relating to spider records in the Caucasus.
Development will continue, including both the frontend displaying and summarizing database content as well as updates of the database as new and older publications become available.
I updated the links to the BibSonomy entries and all links to the pdf files in my publication list. Enjoy reading!
These pages are still in the making. So far, I sketched my research interests and provided (a still crude) publication list together with some information on my educational background.
Come back these days to explore more contents as the site is growing.
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