Help: overview (Gaia Guide)

Help: overview


Gaia Guide assists with in-the-field determinations of what group an observed specimen belongs to. To support this function, it includes descriptions of the possible groups that the specimen might belong to. Each description is comprised of a set of characteristics of the group.

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Gaia Guide is a work-in-progress. The species descriptions include references to relevant research. We are adding more species every year. We recommend just diving in and clicking around to get a sense of what is there and how it all works. If you are looking for a particular species and are not familiar with the search function, see the detailed instructions on how to use the search system.


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