Biodiversity in Belize
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General Sociogeographic information about Belize

  Belize Mapserver - interactive
  GIS and Spatial Data Warehouse for Belize

Climate. Rainfall pattern and Monthly Rainfall in graphs

Protected areas. Protected areas map of Belize

Topography. Topographical information including maps

  Forest Fires. Article with maps on the impact of forest fires in Belize

Forest fires in Meso-America, 2003 season

  Fires in Belize, 2005 season
  Fires in Belize, 2006 season

Fires in Belize, 2011 season

  Hurricane Richard Hits Belize

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Lepidoptera of Belize

Ecosystems Mapping of Central America: Belize

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Map of the Ecosystems of Central America

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  Floristic Guide to Last Frontiers (Southern Lagoon, Belize District) pfd
  Floristic Guide to the Flora of Rio Blanco National Park pdf
  The status of crocodiles in the Eastern Corozal District, Belice. pdf
  The Woodstork colonies in the North Eastern Corozal District, Belize. 1991 and 1992 seasons, including a report on other bird colonies in the Chetumal Bay Area. pdf
  Tokay Gecko Gekko gecko. (L) established on South Water Caye, Belize  

Diversity, observations, and conservation of the herpetofauna of Turneffe, Lighthouse, and Glovers Atolls, Belize.


Local Treatment of human botfly myiasis in Belize


Urania fulgens and other lepidoptera migrations in Belize

pdf (link)

Vegetative Key to the Passionflowers of Belize

pdf (link)
  Fascinating Species of the Genus Passiflora link
  Odonata of Belize, Annotated checklist. Original paper by Boomsma & Dunkle, 1995 pdf

Black Jaguars in Belize?: A Survey of Melanism in the Jaguar, Panthera onca. John R. Meyer, Ph.D.

  Relationships within the Hyles euphorbiae - complex: A numerical taxonomy approach (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). pdf
  Beobachtungen and Chamaeleo calyptratus calyptratus Dumeril & Dumeril, 1851 in der Arabischen Republik Jemen (Sauria Chamaeleonidae) pdf

Mabuya brauni hildae Loveridge, 1953 considered a synonym of M. Brauni Tornier, 1902 (Sauria: Scincidae)


Seven-week persistence of an oviposition-deterrent pheromone


Metabolic cost of changes in diet and neutralization of allelochemics.


The complex relationship between the "Holstein" butterfly (Heliconius sapho), its food plant and its pollen source

  Book Reviews: Tarantulas of Belize
  What is Zamia Prasina?. Calonje & Meerman, 2009. pdf
  A new species of Zamia from the Maya Mountains of Belize. Calonje, Meerman, Griffith & Hoese. 2009. pdf
Species List Some invertebrates
  Tarantula species

Lepidoptera of Belize: Papilionidae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Pieridae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Riodinidae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Lycaenidae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Nymphalidae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Saturniidae

Lepidoptera of Belize: Sphingidae

Odonata of Belize.

Amphibians of Belize.

Reptiles of Belize.

  Great Potoo confirmed from Belize

Birds of Belize (3 pages).

Mammals of Belize.

  Marine fish of Belize
  Freshwater fishes of Belize
  Corals of Belize
  Native Aristolochia vines.

The case of Aristolochia belizensis/tonduzii

Native Zamia's.

Native Passionflowers (3 pages).

  Native Heliconia's
  Some orchids of Belize  
  Orchid species Link to BBG
  Palms of Belize identification key Link to PaP
  Flora of Belize Link to NYBG

Non-native flora of Belize

  Non-native fauna of Belize
  Endemic Flora and Fauna of Belize
  Mantidae (Praying Mantisses) from Belize
Projects 2008 Cycad (Zamia) reseatch in Belize
  Forest Cover and Change in Belize 2008-2009
  Key Bioversity Areas in Belize 2007

Base line diagnosis on the state of research on biodiversity in Belize

  Environmetal Impact Assessment RSM Corporation Seismic operations in the Orange Walk District
  Five Blues Lake Collapse
  Gra Gra Lagoon National Park
  Ecosystems Map of Belize.
  Chalillo, Upper Macal Rapid Ecological Assessment
  Doyle's Delight: 2007 Expedition to the highest point of Belize with individual biodiversity reports
  Preliminary Survey of Land Degradation in Belize

Aquatic ecosystems map of Belize

  Harpy Eagle release in Belize. Also look for Update October 2003 , Update January 2004, Update July 2004 and update December 2004 and update June 2007 and October 2007, Mid 2008 and December 2009

A first assessment of damage to terrestrial ecosystems in Southern Belize as caused by Hurricane Iris of October 8, 2001.  

  Five Blues Lakes Collapse (and revival?) 2006 - 2007.  
  Last Frontiers (Southern Lagoon, Belize District) REA 2010  
  National Protected Areas Policy and Systems Plan: Assessment and Analysis  
  Land use strategy report (PfB) pdf
  Aguas Turbias National Park REA page  
  Aguacaliente Wildlife Sanctuary REA page  
  Last Frontiers (south of Southern Lagoon) REA page  
  Spanish Creek Wildlife Sanctuary REA page  
  Mayflower Bocawina National Park REA page  
Mayflower REA pictures
Mayflower REA methods
  Rapid Ecological Assessment of the Sarstoon Temash National Park, Toledo District, Belize.  
Scenes of the Sarstoon Temash REA
A new ecosystem discovered in the Sarstoon Temash National Park
Further research on the Sphagnum bog in the Sarstoon Temash National Park
Green Hills

Green Hills Butterfly Ranch and Botanical Collections: Introduction

  Pempem Cave  
  Picture gallery  
Species reared  

Inca Trail, Peru


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