an interactive resource for identification!

On Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 6:52:44 AM UTC-4, Luis Miguel Morillas wrote:
>
> But you want to create an encyclopedia of aquatic invertebrates or 
> some kind of interactive resource to classify them? 
>
>
> Saludos, 
>
> -- luismiguel  (@lmorillas) 
>
>
> 2015-08-08 3:45 GMT+02:00 Declan <declan...@gmail.com <javascript:>>: 
> > Hi folks 
> > 
> > I have put some aquatic insect resources online in WE and I'm 
> considering a 
> > new one. 
> > 
> > The idea is an aquatic invertebrate key...point and click with lots of 
> > photographs. 
> > 
> > All traditional identification keys essentially work the same 
> way...paired 
> > questions that walk you through the identification process.  But 
> imbedded in 
> > this process, and ignored in a paper key, there is some binary logic. 
>  Each 
> > insect either has or has not got each of several characteristics.  I 
> think 
> > my first draft will be similar to the traditional, time honored key. 
> > 
> > But....I think that I can make the process more efficient by building 
> some 
> > mug shot pages.  The idea will be to have panels of 4 images and have 
> users 
> > click on the best match.  Most people can tell if they have a snail, an 
> > insect, a worm, or an arachnid. My thinking is that 4 pictorial choices 
> > could rapidly take a person through the process and reduce some 
> frustration 
> > for beginners. 
> > 
> > Also built into all organism classifications we have nested groups. 
>  Several 
> > species within each genus; some genera within each family.....etc.  I 
> wonder 
> > if I need to build that into file structure?  Or would that be better 
> > handled using Wiki categories and sub categories? 
> > 
> > Any thoughts or suggestions before I begin? 
> > 
> > Cheers 
> > 
> > Declan 
> > 
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