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ORIGINAL CLASSIFICATIONS, WEBSITE & PROJECT (2003-2009)

17 Oct 2009

14 Aug 2008

25 Sep 2007

  • Better readable reference attributes on Taxon Hierarchy page, e.g. '[nt]' becomes '[new taxon]'

24 Feb 2007

  • Major update of the data model
  • Conversion of web site from Microsoft .NET 1.1 to .NET 2.0
  • Improved layout for Firefox browsers
  • Introduction of Site map page, and breadcrumb navigation
  • Advanced Search/Topic Index:
    • Search taxon by Activity pattern
    • Search taxon by Substratum

02 Sep 2006

21 Jun 2006

  • Introduction of Referrers page

25 Mar 2006

  • Quick Search:
    • Search Taxon by Scientific Name (all groups) (default)
  • Topic/Advanced Search Results (Tree View):
    • Immediate selection of the first taxon within the selected higher taxon.

10 Dec 2005

10 Oct 2005

  • Taxon Nomenclature, Properties, Relationships, Bibliography and Links pages:
    • Navigation by selection of parents, siblings and children of the current taxon
    • Introduction of specimens (example)
  • Taxon Relationships pages:
    • Improved layout (example)
    • Introduction of Taxon Relationship Details pages (example)
  • Topic pages:
    • Navigation by selection of parents, siblings and children of the current topic
    • View taxa as a list or as a tree
    • Short descriptions added (example)
  • Quick Search:
    • Search Disease
    • Search Taxon by Authorship, for selection of all taxa published by a certain author and/or published in a certain year.
  • Advanced Search:
    • Search taxon by Toxin
    • View taxa as a list or as a tree in the search results

09 Jul 2005

  • Advanced Search/Topic Index:
    • Search taxon by Alkaloid
    • Search taxon by Altitudinal zone
    • Search taxon by Bathymetric zone
    • Search taxon by Feeding strategy
    • Search taxon by Lifestyle
    • Search taxon by Nutritional category

04 Jun 2005

  • Quick Search:
    • Topic Index (e.g. country, habitat, geologic time)
    • Person Index (instead of Author Index to include persons that taxa are named after) example
  • Advanced Search:
    • Search taxon by Habitat
    • Values section: Add items by selecting the name after a quick search (instead of a separate Add-button)
    • Criteria section: Remove selected items in the criterion list
    • Results page: Enable/Disable items in the criterion list for quickly searching different combinations
  • Person Details: New section "Derived taxon names"
  • New look for hierarchies:
    • Taxon Hierarchy
    • Topic
    • Advanced Search Criteria (Parameters)
    • Advanced Search Results
    • The last selected taxon is retained between calls between Advanced Searches and Topics for quick comparison

17 Apr 2005

  • Introduction of Project Statistics pages for The Taxonomicon and Systema Naturae 2000
  • Quick Search:
    • Search Taxon by Common Name (Dutch)
    • Direct linkage to Nomenclature, Properties, Relationships, Bibliography and Links (N|P|R|B|L)
  • Advanced Search:
    • Search taxon by Geographic region
  • Taxon Hierarchy:
    • Indication of incertae sedis (?Taxon)
    • Indication of type taxon (Taxon)
  • Taxon Links:
    • Search taxon by CISTI (Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information)
    • Search taxon by Entrez, The Life Sciences Search Engine (NCBI)
    • Search taxon by Google Scholar
    • Search taxon by PubMed (NCBI)
    • Search taxon by Zoological Record (Biosis)

06 Mar 2005

26 Feb 2005

  • Advanced Search enhancements:
    • Geologic time and Global 200 ecoregion presented as trees
    • Search taxon by Nomenclatural attribute
    • Search taxon by Taxon group
    • Search taxon by Parasite type
  • Taxon Index: completeness indicators added
  • Taxon Relationships: references added
  • Article Index: more details
  • Quick Search: search string retained between pages

19 Dec 2004

  • Introduction of Taxon Relationships
  • Introduction of Topic pages (example)
    Topic pages are accessible through items on:
    • Advanced Search Criteria and Results pages
    • Taxon Properties pages
  • Introduction of Taxon Groups (e.g. mammals, insects, plants, prokaryotes)
    Taxon groups are indicated on:
    • Quick Search Results pages
    • Taxon Relationships pages
    • Homonym Index pages
    and grouped by on:
    • Topic pages
    • Advanced Search Results pages
  • Introduction of Concepts (taxa, clades and grades)
    An excellent description of the three concepts can be found in this article by T. Cavalier-Smith.
    See also Proceedings in Systema Naturae 2000
  • Advanced Search enhancements:
    • Search for Geologic time
  • Taxon Hierarchy enhancements:
    • Show/Hide Position (example)
    • Sort by Name/Position
    • Quality mark '®': exact rank, name and position of a formal entry within an authorative publication
    NOTE: Many positions are not set properly yet. Systema Naturae 2000 uses phylogenetic positions, whereas most original sources within The Taxonomicon use bibliographic positions.
  • Reference Details enhancements:
  • Homonym Index enhancements:
    • indication of code (e.g. ICZN, ICBN)
    • indication of taxon group (see above)
    • conditional homonyms (example)
  • Tabstrip: Taxon Images merged with Taxon Links

31 Aug 2004

  • Quick Search: Author Index (on individual author)
  • Quick Search: Homonym Index
  • Quick Search: Taxon Index by Common Name

12 Jul 2004

  • Quick Search: Article Index (only shows the title)
  • Quick Search: Author Index (on combination of authors)
  • Quick Search: Taxon Index by Scientific Name divided by rank
  • Introduction of Author Details pages
  • Introduction of Reference Details pages

15 May 2004

  • Introduction of Advanced Search (for Global200 ecoregions)

22 Apr 2004

  • Introduction of Taxon Nomenclature pages

05 Apr 2004

  • Public introduction of The Taxonomicon (prototype) website

26 Mar 2004

  • Private introduction of The Taxonomicon (prototype) website

20 Jun 2003

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