Needed images list (wiki) for future Wikipedia articles

Images of some species submitted to iNaturalist are only available in non-shareable licenses and cannot be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons. Some of those species already have corresponding Wikipedia articles (see separate list here), but others do not yet have an article on English Wikipedia.

The taxa listed below are not yet represented on Wikimedia Commons but are still requested for possible future articles on that subject or for use on other language Wikipedias. If you have a research grade image of one of these taxa, please consider changing the image license to CC0, CC-BY, or CC-BY-SA and noting it here. Then, another volunteer can upload the image to Wikimedia Commons and the image can be used on a future Wikipedia article (any language).

List of images from iNat for future articles on Wikipedia (with license changes):

Aceria laticincta
Acicnemis palliata
Acicnemis maculaalba
Aconitum sachalinense
Acruroperla atra
Adesmia occulta
Adesmia polyphylla
Adesmia schickendantzii
Adinda platyperaeon
Agelaia cajennensis
Agelaia centralis
Agelaia melanopyga
Aglaoctenus castaneus
Agelaia myrmecophila
Agelaia panamaensis
Alca torda ssp. islandica
Aldama buddlejiformis
Allium peninsulare var. franciscanum (Franciscan Onion)
Ambastus villosus
Ambates ocellatus
Amphelasma nigrolineatum

Anacanthotermes ochraceus
Anacanthotermes ubachi
Anaplecta lateralis
Anastrus luctuosus
Anastrus meliboea
Anastrus neaeris

Anastrus tolimus
Anastrus virens
Andricus quercuslanigera
Andricus quercusstrobilanus (Lobed Oak Gall Wasp)
Angiola zonata (Dwarf Pacific Planaxis)
Anisolabis alata
Anisophya brasiliensis
Anisophya melanochloris
Anisophya punctinervis
Anisophya una
Anolis bicaorum
Anolis ignigularis
Anoplocnemis binotata
Apioscelis bulbosa
Aramus guarauna ssp. dolosus
Arcyria affinis
Argia lilacina
Aspilosterna albovittata
Asplenium castaneum
Astragalus micranthellus
Athous productus
Atractus lehmanni (Lehmann’s Ground Snake)
Auca barrosi
Augocoris gomesii
Australoechus hirtus
Australoechus megaspilus
Automeris colenon
Balanus laevis
Belostoma elegans
Belotus mexicanus
Biolleyana fenestra
Blakea henripittieri
Boana tetete
Blatta furcata
Brachystethus improvisus
Bursera ariensis
Bursinia genei
Cactophagus fahraei ssp. striatoforatus
Caiman crocodilus ssp. fuscus
Caio richardsoni

Calceolaria collina
Caligo oedipus ssp. oedipus
Calomela pubiceps
Campylopterus hemileucurus ssp. mellitus
Cardamine bonariensis
Catasarcus asphaltinus
Cavellia brouni
Celaenia atkinsoni (Atkinson’s Bird-dropping Spider)
Celatoblatta brunni (Chatham Island Cockroach)
Celatoblatta immunda
Celatoblatta notialis
Celatoblatta punctipennis
Celeriblattina major
Centromeria speilinea
Cephus pygmeus
Ceratinoptera olmeca
Cerodirphia apunctata
Cerodirphia speciosa
Cerodirphia zikani
Cerozodia hudsoni
Chaceia ovoidea (Wart-necked Piddock)
Chaetogastra naudiniana
Charagochilus angusticollis
Chauliognathus heros
Chira gounellei
Chira spinosa
Chondrophana gayi
Chordodes morgani
Chrysomela vigintipunctata ssp. vigintipunctata
Chusquea bilimekii
Cicindela trifasciata ssp. australis
Clidemia setosa
Clitocybe barbularum
Cnemidothrix protensus
Cocconotus wheeleri
Colactis protenta - Possibly needed for family level article. Seven RG observations by two users. However, one user does not wish to change their image licenses and the other did not reply to a previous request.
Colactis utorum
Cologania biloba
Cologania broussonetii
Cologania grandiflora
Cologania pallida
Conocephalus magdalenae
Conostegia monteleagreana
Conostegia rhodopetala
Copestylum nigripes
Copiocera austera
Copiocera specularis
Coptocycla contemta
Coptocycla dolosa
Coptocycla dorsoplagiata
Coptocycla dorsopunctata
Coptocycla fastidiosa
Coptocycla laeta
Coptocycla laqueata
Coptocycla leprosa
Coptocycla sagana
Coptocycla stigma
Coptocycla strandi
Coptocycla undecimpunctata
Coptocycla virguncula
Copturus aguacatae
Copturus aurivillianus
Corticea immocerinus
Corticea lysias
Corvus validus (Long-billed Crow) - to replace image of museum specimen
Cosmibuena valerii
Cotylana gorgon
Critonia hebebotrya
Critonia hospitalis
Critonia lozanoana
Critonia portoricensis
Crotalaria mollicula
Croton mutisianus
Culcita coniifolia
Cumingia californica (California Semele)
Cupania glabra
Cyanea rosea
Cycloptera excellens
Cylindralcides saundersii
Cylindralcides vafellus
Cylindrocopturus adspersus
Cylindrocopturus biradiatus
Cylindrocopturus furnissi
Cylindrocopturus ganglbaueri
Cylindrocopturus mediinotus
Cylindrocopturus tetralobus
Cylindropuntia thurberi ssp. alamosensis
Cylindropuntia thurberi ssp. thurberi
Cyrtochilum minax
Cyrtopogon alleni
Davilla nitida
Deloyala insubida
Dendrobias mandibularis ssp. reductus
Desmodium macrostachyum
Desmonema glaciale
Diabrotica viridicollis
Diactis triangula
Dicranomyia aegrotans
Didemnum carnulentum (Pacific White Crust)
Dirphia subhorca
Discomorpha ducalis
Discomorpha distincta
Discomorpha instabilis
Discomorpha salvini
Discomorpha variegata
Distaplia occidentalis (Mushroom Tunicate)
Elacatis kraatzi
Endothia singularis
Eneoptera nigripedis
Eopsaltria australis ssp. australis
Epicauta batesii
Epidendrum oxysepalum
Epidendrum pallidovirens
Epilampra hualpensis - license change requested 30 Mar 2021
Epinotia zandana
Eremoblatta hirsuta
Erica bauera bauera (Albertinia White Heath)
Erica silvatica
Espeletia muiska
Euathlus condorito
Euathlus manicata
Euathlus truculentus
Eucera dorsata (Dorsal Longhorn)
Eucera lanuginosa (Downy Longhorn)
Eucera nipponensis (Japanese Longhorn)
Eucera tricincta
Eucera tricinctella (Three-belted Longhorn)
Euherdmania claviformis (Tunic-Band Compound Tunicate)
Euphorbia densiflora
Euphorbia furcillata
Eurema albula ssp. celata
Eurylomata speciosa
Eucinostomus currani (Pacific Flagfin Mojarra)
Euura leucapsis
Felis lybica lybica (North African Wildcat)
Ficus tequendamae
Flammulina elastica
Forficula macrobasis
Forficula obtusangula
Forficula senegalensis
Fusigonalia lativittata
Fusigonalia optata
Gastrotheca nebulanastes
Gaudichaudia albida
Gaudichaudia cycloptera

Gaudichaudia cynanchoides
Gaudichaudia hexandra
Gaudichaudia karwinskiana
Gaultheria sclerophylla
Geophilus regnans
Glaucidium gnoma ssp. swarthi (Vancouver Island Pygmy-Owl)
Glenus biplagiatus
Gongylocarpus rubricaulis
Gorgone augusta
Gorgone fellearis
Gosibius angelicus
Gosibius intermedius
Gosibius monicus
Gosibius paucidens
Grapholita angleseana
Gravendeelia chamaelepanthes
Guatteria oliviformis
Gynoplistia apicalis
Gynoplistia arthuriana
Gynoplistia bituberculata
Gynoplistia chathamica
Gynoplistia formosa
Gynoplistia fergusoni
Gynoplistia ocellifera
Gynoplistia splendens
Gynoplistia williamsiana
Hamadryas atlantis ssp. atlantis
Haplorhynchites caeruleus (Twig-cutting Weevil)
Helminthoglypta uvasana (Grapevine Shoulderband Snail)
Heranice miltoglypta
Heteragrion albifrons
Heteronotus nigrogiganteus
Hipponix panamensis (Pacific White Hoof Shell)
Hoffmannseggia minor
Hoplocopturus javeti
Hoplocopturus leptopus
Hoplocopturus varipes
Hoplomutilla xanthocerata
Huonodon aorangi
Hymenophyton leptopodum
Hymenostephium cordatum
Hyparrhenia variabilis
Hypera melancholica
Hypericum strictum
Hypoxys quadridens
Idioscopus clypealis
Inga oerstediana
Involvulus pubescens (as Haplorhynchites pubescens)
Iris Ă— hybrida
Isepeolus septemnotatus
Justicia pringlei
Kokopapa unispathulata
Lamprigera taimoshana
Lamprigera tenebrosa
Larvivora komadori ssp. namiyei (Okinawa Robin)
Lastaurus transiens
Lecidella scabra
Leptofreya bifurcata
Lepanthes caudatisepala
Lepidiota amitina
Leptomerinthoprora brevipennis
Leptotes trigemmatus
Limonium ramosissimum ssp. provinciale
Lepus americanus ssp. tahoensis (Sierra Nevada Snowshoe Hare)
Liparis vexillifera
Liolaemus forsteri (Chacaltaya Smooth-throated Lizard)
Lissoclinum notti
Liturgusa nubeculosa
Lobelia cuneifolia (Forest Lobelia)
Locheuma brunneri
Lomatium dasycarpum ssp. tomentosum
Lupinus altimontanus
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
Lupinus conicus
Lychas buchari
Lychas hosei
Lychas jonesae
Lychas krali
Lychas obsti
Lychas scutilus
Lychas variatus
Lynx rufus ssp. escuinapae
Lysacris sylvestris
Lysacris tibialis

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I randomly clicked on https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/278172-Tibouchina-naudiniana, and it is now an inactive taxon, so perhaps the corresponding wiki page may need some further edits.

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Hi robotpie, Tibouchina naudiniana is now considered a synonym of Chaetogastra naudiniana by POWO. There is no corresponding Wikipedia article yet, that is why it is on the list of iNat images for “future” Wikipedia articles. One day, it will be needed.

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Why would it be needed? I can’t imagine anyone expecting Wikipedia to have separate articles for synonyms of the same taxon. The retired names just get listed as synonyms on the sidebar. That particular species is on this list twice (under Tibouchina and Chaetogastra), so there’s obviously some redundancy-- one entry would suffice.

But furthermore, if you were to compile a list of all biological species that are not represented on Wikipedia already with their own page, it would probably be in the hundreds of thousands. For example, I know virtually all of my 7500+ species in my focus group don’t have pages, and they won’t within my lifetime-- there’s nobody alive with the expertise and time to flesh out all of those stubs, and many have zero pictures on the internet. For this push to be realistic, you should limit the scope of your wiki.

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Hi Tristan, as there are no images on Wikimedia Commons or research grade observations available from iNaturalist under either name, then when the article is (ever) created it can draw on images with either name. There should/will be only one article for the species on Wikipedia.

For many taxa, their images are useful not only on a potential species page but all the higher parent classifications that include it. This means we still want an image uploaded to be available as a representative of the higher taxa, which is more likely to have an article.

The scope of the wiki is already limited by two factors. First, these images have to already exist as a research grade observation on iNaturalist without any shareable license. For your focus group of 7500+ species, I doubt that this is the case. Secondly, the wiki is limited to about 35k characters in the post, so it will never be complete or expand uncontrollably.

Macron lividus (Livid Macron)
Marenestha inconspicua
Mastigona sp.
Megalorchestia pugettensis
Megalostrata raptor
Megischyrus discipennis
Megischyrus mexicanus

Melampodium costaricense
Melampodium gracile
Melanopleurus brevis
Melanopleurus inflatus
Melanopleurus tener
Melanopleurus villai
Melyris bicolor
Melyris oblonga
Merus erro
Mesabolivar borgesi
Mesabolivar tandilicus
Mesabolivar uruguayensis
Mesembryanthemum haeckelianum
Mesembryanthemum lancifolium

Miconia dodecandra
Micrathena brevipes
Micrathena kirbyi
Micrathyria stawiarskii
Microcosmus australis
Microcosmus claudicans
Mitrodetus dentitarsis
Monadenia infumata ssp. callidina
Monochaetum glanduliferum
Myriolecis hagenii (Hagen’s Rim Lichen)
Myrsine dependens
Natula matsuurai
Natula pallidula
Nealcidion napoensis
Neogomphus edenticulatus
Neogomphus molestus
Neomecyslobus nigrofasciatus
Netastoma rostratum
Neotermes castaneus
Nicarchus erinaceus
Notocelia illotana
Notocomplana chierchiae
Nycterimorpha speiseri
Ochraethes dimidiaticornis
Olethreutes atrodentana
Olethreutes sericoranum
Olethreutes umbrosana
Oncidium galianoi
Oncidium multistellare
Oncotophasma coxatum
Oncotophasma laetitiae
Oncotophasma martini
Onthophagus medius
Oressinoma typhla typhla
Orgamara acuta
Orgerius spp.
Ornatalcides leucospilus
Orthopagus splendens
Oxyporus lateralis
Paciocinebrina barbarensis
Paepalanthus costaricensis
Palaemnema abbreviata
Palaemnema collaris
Palaemnema desiderata
Palaemnema nathalia
Palaemnema paulirica
Palaemnema paulitoyaca

Pallifera costaricensis
Pallifera dorsalis
Pallifera hemphilli
Pallifera pilsbryi
Pallifera secreta
Pallifera varia

Paralaoma sericata
Paranomala cupricollis
Parasyrphus genualis (Common Bristleside)
Paratriarius curtisii
Paratriarius denotatus

Pardosa alacris
Pareuptychia ocirrhoe ssp. interjecta
Parorgerioides perezii
Passiflora adenopoda
Penthobruchus germaini
Perixerus squamipennis
Perola actiosa
Perola aenea
Perola affinis
Perola brumalis
Perola nitidissima
Perola producta
Perola subpunctata

Perophora annectens
Persicaria segetum
Phenacharopa pseudanguicula
Phlegmariurus capellae
Philagra parva
Phyllanthus salviifolius
Phyllobius pilicornis
Phylloscelis pallescens
Phylloxera caryaecaulis
Pierphulia rosea
Pilocosta nana
Pilophorus miyamotoi
Piper bredemeyeri
Piper friedrichsthalii
Piratula knorri
Pitar concinnus
Piaya cayana ssp. thermophila
Plagionotus arcuatus ssp. arcuatus
Plebeia emerina
Plebeia frontalis
Plebeia fulvopilosa
Plebeia jatiformis
Plebeia manantlensis
Plebeia moureana
Plebeia saiqui
Plekocheilus aurissciuri
Pleroma heteromallum
Pleroma semidecandrum
Plestiodon brevirostris
Pleurothallis coriacardia
Podarcis muralis ssp. breviceps
Poecilometis punctiventris
Polybia chrysothorax
Polybia liliacea
Polybia striata
Polybia micans
Polybia nigrina
Polybia punctata
Polychrus auduboni
Polydrusus pilosus
Polystichum incongruum
Poneridia australis
Praestochrysis imperiosa
Praestochrysis lusca
Prolytta pseudolucida
Prolytta semilineata
Protopolybia acutiscutis
Protoradjia insularis
Psacalium amplifolium
Psacalium amplum
Psacalium calvum
Psacalium cirsiifolium
Psacalium cronquistiorum
Psacalium eriocarpum
Psacalium laxiflorum
Psacalium megaphyllum
Psacalium mollifolium
Psacalium pachyphyllum
Psacalium palmeri
Psacalium paucicapitatum
Psacalium peltatum
Psacalium peltigerum
Psacalium poculiferum
Psacalium pringlei
Psacalium silphiifolium
Psacalium tabulare
Psacalium tussilaginoides
Pselliopus marmorosus
Pselliopus mirabilis
Pselliopus nigropictus
Pselliopus rufofasciatus
Pselliopus tuberculatus

Pseudexentera haracana
Pseudexentera maracana
Pseudexentera vaccinii
Pseudosermyle carinulata
Pseudosermyle straminea
Pseudosermyle striatus
Pseudosermyle truncata

Pseudosiobla excavata
Psiloscirtus flavipes
Psiloscirtus olivaceus
Pteracanthus smidtii
Pteroplegma jacobiana
Pycnoclavella stanleyi (Yellow Social Ascidian)
Pyractonema nigripennis
Ramphia albizona
Resupinatus subapplicatus
Rhabdophilacris curtipennis
Rhabdophilacris sylvatica
Rhammatocerus peragrans
Rhammatocerus schistocercoides
Rhionaeschna jalapensis

Rhipidocladum bartlettii
Rhipidocladum pittieri
Rhipidocladum racemiflorum
Rhyephenes gayi
Rhynchomitra lingula
Rhyssa alaskensis
Ribes madrense
Richardia eburneosignata
Richardia lichtwardti
Saigona ussuriensis
Sanchezia tigrina
Scaphyglottis sublibera
Scaria lineata
Sceliphron asiaticum ssp. chilense
Schefflera bogotensis
Schlegelia parviflora
Sciaphilacris alata
Scolops abnormis
Scolops angustatus
Scolops pallidus
Scolops pungens
Scotobius asperatus
Scotobius bullatus
Scotobius muricatus
Scotobius ovalis
Semiotus bilineatus
Simira salvadorensis

Sinclairia glabra var. hypoleuca
Solanum acerifolium
Solanum nudum
Spermacoce laevis
Spherillo raffaelei (Raffaele’s Spheric Pill Woodlouse)
Spherillo rufomarginatus (Red-margined Spheric Pill Woodlouse)
Sphodroscarta gigas
Staphylus astra
Staphylus azteca
Staphylus caribbea
Staphylus chlorocephala
Staphylus iguala
Staphylus kayei
Staphylus lenis

Staphylus lizeri
Staphylus musculus
Staphylus tepeca
Staphylus tierra
Staphylus vincula
Stauropoctonus bombycivorus
Stereocaulon condensatum (Granular Soil Foam Lichen)
Sternuchopsis ceylonensis
Sternuchopsis clausus
Stereocaulon condensatum
Sternuchopsis comptus
Sternuchopsis elegans
Sternuchopsis exilis
Sternuchopsis fabricii
Synoicum parfustis
Sternuchopsis glanvillei (Beach Weevil)
Sternuchopsis karelinii
Sternuchopsis sedi (Pig’s-ear Weevil)
Sternuchopsis waltoni
Syrphus nitidifrons
Taliepus dentatus (Chilean Kelp Crab)
Talisia nervosa
Tanyptera nigricornis
Taosa suturalis
Taricha granulosa ssp. granulosa
Tarsocera cassina (Sand-dune Widow)
Texananus longipennis
Texananus majestus
Theope bacenis
Theope basilea
Theope eudocia
Theope eupolis
Theope foliorum
Theope lycaenina
Theope nycteis
Theope pedias
Theope philotes
Theope pieridoides
Theope syngenes
Theope thestias
Theope virgilius
Ticida chamberlini
Tradescantia grantii
Tresus allomyax (Strange Gaper)
Trichocentrum oerstedii
Trichoderma gelatinosum
Trichosalpinx arbuscula
Trifolium squarrosum
Trigoniulus macropygus
Trimedia viridata
Truncatomeria viridistigma
Tylobolus claremontus
Typophyllum lacinipenne
Uniola pittieri
Urocyon cinereoargenteus californicus (California Gray Fox)
Vaccinium leucanthum
Valeriana officinalis ssp. collina
Valeriana triphylla
Varcia pyramidalis
Varciopsis trigutta
Vespericola megasoma (Redwood Hesperian)
Victaphanta lampra (North Tasmanian Black Snail)
Victaphanta milligani (Milligan’s Black Snail)
Vilerna pygmaea
Vutina pelops
Xanthodes amata
Xanthodes emboloscia
Xenochasma rectirostris
Xorides sepulchralis
Xyrdectes chileno
Zygops tridentatus
Zygops tripartitus

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