Craugastor underwoodi
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Craugastor underwoodi. Image by: Carlos Guzmán.
Crepidophryne epiotica
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Crepidophryne epiotica. Image by: Daniel Solano. Courtesy of: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad - INBio, Costa Rica..
Dendrobates auratus
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Dendrobates auratus. Image by: Todd Pierson. Courtesy of: 2012 Todd Pierson.
Dendrobates auratus
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Dendrobates auratus. Image by: Marcos Guerra. Courtesy of: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Dendropsophus ebraccatus
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Dendropsophus ebraccatus; Justin Touchon. Image by: Justin Touchon. Courtesy of: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Dendropsophus phlebodes
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Dendropsophus phlebodes; Marcos Guerra 1988-01-18. Image by: Marcos Guerra. Courtesy of: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
Dermophis glandulosus
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Dermophis glandulosus. Image by: Alvaro Herrera. Courtesy of: Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad - INBio, Costa Rica..
Dermophis parviceps
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Dermophis parviceps. Image by: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard. Courtesy of: Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.
Diasporus diastema
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Diasporus diastema. Image by: Todd Pierson. Courtesy of: 2012 Todd Pierson.
Diasporus quidditus
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Diasporus quidditus. Image by: Marcos Guerra. Courtesy of: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Welcome to the developing STRI Symbiota Portal

Using novel, bottom-up, and extensible software platforms and collaborative strategies, ASU and STRI will demonstrate the research and outreach benefits of biodiversity data sharing. The STRI Portal will leverage the value of data sharing using information from different STRI sources about plants, insects, fish, reptiles, and birds.
Currently, the portal provides access to specimen records and related geo-spatial data. Soon, we hope to incorporate existing DNA sequence data and publication records about STRI vertebrate specimens. Ultimately, the Portal will export the data to a variety of web services to provide additional analyses regarding distribution patterns of Panamanian vertebrates. These include creation of species distribution models, analysis of species co-occurance patterns, and mapping of phylogeographic and DNA barcode patterns. We expect that this data portal will demonstrate the potential of using this approach to address fundamental questions in Neotropical biology at the scale of Panama and beyond. We encourage users to explore this emerging resource and stay tuned for additions.
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