Internet photosharing websites is a very recent and powerful tool for the study of biodiversity, and a meeting point of general public fond of nature and professional naturalists. The article discusses when an uploaded picture is scientifically valuable, and the benefits of structured hosting websites for the most fruitful information retrieval. Examples are given of faunistic, biological, ecological and conservation results concerning Hemiptera provided by information download from photosharing websites. © Marta Goula et al.
Goula, M., Sesma, J. M., & Vivas, L. (2013). Photosharing websites may improve Hemiptera biodiversity knowledge and conservation. ZooKeys, 319, 93–105. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.319.4342