About

An overview of the Species File Group

Contact

Address general questions to Ed or Matt

History

While the group has now has a diverse background some of the its earliest history is in the context of the Orthoptera Species File. Read more here. Much more remains to be written.

Organization structure

Nested in the Illinois Natural History Survey in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, part of the Prarie Research Institute, the Species File Group has core members and collaborators around the world.

Funding

Endowment

The SFG is funded by an endowment to the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana. The endowment provides a relatively rare environment within the field of biodiversity informatics, i.e. fixed funding for long term research and development.

Grants

Additional funding has come from grants to PIs of the Core team

Site

The speciesfilegroup.org website