Atlas of the European Arachnids
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Feature to easily swap coordinates of location.
List of sources for recording status (also downloadable).
Display map scale.
Selection of FFH habitat types with a hierarchical selection element. This also allows to search for a type by typing in the search text.
Redesigned form for mass-changing records.
Function to select from the closest locations when changing a record.
Records can be edited on species pages.
FFH habitat types can be used when entering records.
Tool to enter coordinates in dd° mm.mmm' format
Quicker way to add synonyms
Improved legit (for registered users).
More options for species map printing.
Statistics on year of publication of sources.
Searching for habitat type description (instead of only for type code).
Function "Add new nearby location" is available in more places.
Function to delete all bookmarks in dashboard.
New feature to quickly change the number of specimens, sex and adult status of records.
Species maps and statistics can be limited to a region.
More map backgrounds for printing.
Collection method "Colored pan trap"
Assessment of detail level of a source is now automated.
Supports importing FFH habitat types
Sources can now be linked in a more flexible way.
Search results are highlighted.
Search for messages.
Bugfixes and smaller changes.
Legend for species map (print feature)
Alternative Excel format for export
Trusted users can now create new sources on their own.
Assessment of processing status of sources
Users could not successfully change their own EMail address.
Automatic and temporary bookmarks (see Help page and user settings)
Records to be approved are displayed more detailed in the dashboard (for editors)
Searching for coll: results editable
Display heatmap with record history (only for registered users).
Display the grid field on maps "Records of all locations in…".
Support for the grid system following Luxembourg 1930/Gauß
Support for entering coordinates as Luxembourg 1930/Gauß
Printing maps of Luxembourg
New record entry form "multiple species, multiple locations" (only for registered users, only on source pages).
Support for the 5 km grid based on Swiss coordinate system (CH1903)
Coordinate entry using Swiss coordinate system
Renaming of areas
New: Watchlist (only for registered users)
Link to Polish distribution maps.
Page "My Sources".
Improved species list of geogr. area (store area, predefined areas)
During import no bookmarks are created for new locations.
Search for coll.
Smaller changes and bugfixes.
Support for Gauß-Krüger coordinates
Support for the Slovak Grid (corresponds to TK 25)
Support for French Grid RGF93/Lambert-93.
Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel
Improvements for statistics
IE and Edge < 16 are no longer supported!
Common form for mass-modification of records (only for registered users).
Changed selection of locations and sources (avoids extremely slow drop down lists of Firefox, only for registered users).
The next version of the Atlas will no longer support Internet Explorer or older versions of Edge. At least Edge 16 or a current version of the other browsers will be required.
Country statistics for single species
Improved frequency lists (only for registered users)
Detailed record history (only for registered users)
Enter coordinates via a Google Maps link
Notes for Sources
Error when adding or changing a large number of records.
Improved import function
Improvements in user interface
New statistics, first records (only for registered users)
Removed map layer "Relief"
Improved record date checking
Species list of geographic area (only for registered users)
Improved user settings
Improvements in user interface.
Restrictions for unregistered users are now active.
Some locations were not displayed on species maps.
Log-in using log-in data of AraGes Members Area.
The import function now remembers the column configuration (per input file).
Grid fields without any records are now counted in recording status statistics.
Vernacular names can be hidden by user setting.
Additional map default viewports.
Printing of maps with half the resolution
Option to restrict the year range when printing maps
Map printing for Belgium
Map printing for Netherlands
Improvements for printing
Number of records per page configurable for users
Links to maps of Finland and Denmark
Preparation for vernacular names (actual names will follow later)
Map printing for Czech Republic and Slovakia
Improvements for printing
Improved rendering on mobile devices
Support for the czech grid system
Filter for country/region when searching for location
Improved general statistics
List of recently added sources on main page.
Record history statistics on species pages.
Email notification settings are now more detailed
Source list for species lists
Location name search in species maps
Family statistics separated by order
Data protection declaration
Added LSID to CSV download of checklists
Displaying grid field when editing locations.
Improved extended statistics
Improvements editing records
EMail notification when editors have checked new records.
Improved filter in record tables.
Support for OpenTopoMap
Changes in the message form.
Online tool to crop images.
Improved form for record entry in table format.
The number of specimens is now optional for a record. When it is not specified the number is counted as "1" in statistics, and the result is displayed as a minimum number.
Notifications in menu
Enabled longer passwords
Added missing LSIDs. Also, corrected many errors in taxonomy and recorded overlooked synonymizations.
Possibility to edit image descriptions after upload.
Sources can be linked together (only by editors).
URLs in comments are converted to hyperlinks.
Better support for mobile devices with small screens.
Order of records is configurable in user's settings.
internal changes, Bugfixes.
Species names and biotope types can be entered directly in the selection list.
When duplicating a record you can now change the location and source.
Error when searching for location names when creating a new location;
Automatic forwarding when searching for a species yields exactly one result;
You can now use BBCode in location descriptions.
Verification of new EMail addresses failed.
Log-in using EMail address;
Show locations as TK grid in source maps as necessary;
Detailed source lists for species statistics;
New time range selector for species record maps.
Decades can be hidden when printing;
Print additional federal states (Germany);
Improved record history statistics;
Selection dialog when searching for a location in the map has more than one result.
Default search mode in user settings
Map view of a single source
Zoom map with the mouse wheel (via user settings)
More regions for printing function
"My Locations" view
Fixed TK numbers in printed maps.
Enhanced printing function.
Print a recording status.
Changed editorial system.
links to the CSCF (Centre Suisse de Cartographie de la Faune)
Updated import function.
Attachments for messages
Images can now be uploaded together with a single new record.
Bookmarks for biotope types
Direct navigation from species to species
Display filter for records,
Date entry in German format (DD.MM.YYYY).
New entry form for multiple records in table format.
Additional user settings regarding map format.
The conversion and further work is completed. The system was switched to normal operation.
The conversion of the previous recording scheme has started.
Christoph Muster has delivered the Pseudoscorpion records from Klaus Lippold to the atlas. There are now over 1500 records with a high degree of detail.
Aloys Staudt has provided very detailed data from his collection/database. The data contain a total of 78812 records. Thank you very much!
Implementation for the new Atlas has started.