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What I've been up to
- My Wikimedia Commons gallery
- pages I've created (Soxred93's tools)
- WikiChecker edit counter
- X!'s edit counter
- Luxo edit counter
- Kate's tool edit counter
- Citation templates
- Cite doi template (now deprecated)
- Citation template generator – generates completed templates using identifying numbers such as PMIDs (PubMed IDs).
- DOI Wikipedia reference generator
- Magnus' reference generator
- Citation generator for ISBN, PubMed, PubChem and other sources
- Wikipedia citation tool for Google Books
- example of use of Wayback to restore a dead link: Deméré, Tom. "SDNHM Fossil Field Guide: Panthera atrox". Archived from the original on 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
- See also WP:Citing_sources#Citation processing tools
Species article/taxobox resources
- Use Template:DISPLAYTITLE to italicize part of an article title
- Introduction to taxoboxes
- description of Template:Taxobox
- see Postosuchus article for an example of use of unranked taxa in taxobox
- List of biologists
- List of zoologists by author abbreviation
- Eponym Dictionary of Mammals; cite as:
- WP:MOS policy on lower case common names of species
- Paleobiology Database sample citations:
- "Canis dirus (dire wolf) in the Paleobiology Database". Fossilworks. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
- "Canis dirus (dire wolf) in the Paleobiology Database". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved 2014-02-03.
- MSW3 online
- MSW3 Google books
- MSW3 templates
- Smithsonian MSW3 web site
- recent IUCN template:
- IUCN Red List FAQ
- User:Ucucha/List of mammals
- List of missing mammal species
- Example of karyotype description: Lesser capybara
The following archived articles are lists of megafauna that have been deleted from Wikipedia proper (see Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of megafauna). I'm considering trying to work them into some sort of acceptable form, based on creating mass ranges for the various species to be listed under and abandoning any notion that the articles contain lists of all megafaunal species (which is impossible because there is no universally accepted definition of megafauna). The result would be lists of species with maximum adult mass above some limit, much as there are lists of mountains with an altitude above some limit, or cities with a population above some limit.
So, from my perspective, one of the useful things anyone wishing to work on these articles could do would be to look up approximate adult weights of each of the megafaunal species. The source of the weight figure should also be given (a reference preferably, but if simply from another Wikipedia article, that should be linked). While you're at it, it wouldn't hurt to use the citation templates. For extinct species, if no weight estimate is available, it would be appropriate to look up the weight of a living species of similar dimensions and body type (e.g., assume that an extinct proboscidean would have a weight similar to that of a living elephant of similar size). Perhaps it would be necessary to use allometry-based estimates in cases where no living species has a similar size and shape.