Ladybirds of Australia
The website provides an overview of all ladybirds in Australia, and includes information about their biology, distribution, identification and images.
Eulophidae parasitoids identification
The Eulophidae parasitoids website, provides detailed interactive identification keys to the Eulophidae parasitoids (Hymenoptera) of leafmining Agromyzidae (Diptera).
Encarsia of Australia
The Encarsia of Australia website provides information about taxonomy, biology, and distribution of Australian Encarsia species attacking the silverleaf whitefly and the greenhouse whitefly.
Water for a Healthy Country Flagship
Consistent with Australia’s national interest, we aim to develop science and technologies that improve the social, economic and environmental outcomes from water, and deliver A$3 billion per year in net benefits for Australia by 2030.
Ants give clues to ecosystem health
Ants and other invertebrates are helping scientists to evaluate ecosystem health and recovery rates in northern Australia.
The use of ants and other invertebrates as ‘bioindicators’ is enabling scientists to assess the restoration of mining sites, as well as the management of fires and grazing in tropical savannas.
National Soil Archive
The CSIRO National Soil Archive in Canberra is Australia's primary resource for conserving soil specimens and making them accessible for future research.
Mr Tom Weir: the water bug man
Mr Tom Weir is regarded as one of the country’s foremost authorities on water bugs and beetles, investigating diverse habitats in Australia to find them.
Australian National Insect Collection Database
The Australian National Insect Collection delivers more than half a million records, representing approximately 5% of the total collection, to the ALA. These records can be viewed and downloaded from the ALA, or modelled using over 365 parameters in the spatial portal.
To access ANIC data click 'Data sets' and Use the Advanced Search, remembering to to choose 'Australian National Insect Collection' as the Institution.