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Welcome to the Taxonomic Key Subject Guide. In this guide you'll find:
links to and selected lists of sources with taxonomic keys
links to databases for botany and zoology for locating literature on taxonomic keys
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Selected Books with Taxonomic or Identification Keys (click on covers & arrows)
Major Taxonomic Keys Resources (online)
Premier bibliographic database for botany references; major database for biology references. International journals covered 1926-. Search on key or keys and taxonom* and name or organism or plant.
Over 3000 New England plants can be identified using the Full Identification Key. Also includes dichotomous keys to families, genera and species.
Major bibliographic database for references in zoology and natural history. Coverage of international journals 1864-. Search on key or keys and taxonom* and name of organism.
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