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Online key to Bee-flies (Bombyliidae) of North-west Europe This online key to Bee-flies (Bombyliidae) of North-west Europe by Mark Van Veen contains a wide range of Bombyliidae sp Mark van Veen Yes Online View Edit
Thysanoptera Britannica et Hibernica: Thrips of the British Isles This identification and information system includes 177 species of thrips that have been taken alive on the British Isle Laurence Mound, Dom Collins, Anne Hastings Yes Online View Edit
A beginner’s vegetative guide to orchids of the British Isles This guide is designed to aid anyone in the process of identifying orchids when they are not in flower Mike Waller Yes PDF View Edit
A field guide to the shallow-water echinoderms of the British Isles Field guide & practical reference book on echinoderms likely to be encountered between the tides & under Bernard E. Picton No Publication View Edit
A field key to the British Brown Seaweeds This AIDGAP identification key is designed to allow non-specialists to identify the majority of British macroscopic (lar Hiscock No Publication View Edit
A field key to the British Red Seaweeds The larger seaweeds (marine ALGAE) are classified into four major groups according to the pigments (coloured compounds) t Sue Hiscock Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A Field Key To The Slugs Of The British Isles Mollusca: Pulmonata (Note that this key is now superceded by the 2014 FSC key to slugs.) Keys, notes and illustrations are provided to assis R. A. D. CAMERON Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A guide to animals on Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act Produced in partnership with RSPCA and Natural England as a compact reference source for people working with wildlife, t Grogan No Publication View Edit
A guide to British Amphibians The British isles is home to seven amphibian species. David Bodenham Yes Online View Edit
A guide to British Bats This 8-panel laminated fold-out chart includes 16 species of bats that live and breed in Britain. Jones & Walsh No Publication View Edit
A guide to British mammal tracks and signs Many British mammals are shy or nocturnal, which makes them difficult to see. Bullion No Publication View Edit
A guide to common fossils This laminated fold-out chart includes illustrations of 71 fossils, explains how fossils are formed and their geological Pellant & Pellant No Publication View Edit
A guide to hedgerows Produced in partnership with OMSCo (The Organic Milk Co-operative), this fold-out chart provides an identification guide Crane & Roberts No Publication View Edit
A guide to Life on Sandy Shores between Colwyn Bay and Fleetwood A resource to help identify and record shore life available as part of the Liverpool Bay Marine Recording Partnership an Ian Wallace Kathryn Turner Yes PDF View Edit
A guide to plant galls in Britain Oak apples... robin's pin cushions on dog roses... red pimples on sycamore leaves... Redfern & Shirley No Publication View Edit
A Guide to Shropshire Orthoptera and Dermaptera Excluding escapes and naturalised aliens (eg Egyptian grasshopper, house cricket) thirteen species of Orthoptera (grassh David Williams Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A Guide To The British Coastal Mysidacea THE Mysidacea (or “Mysids”) are small, free-swimming Crustaceans, commonly known as Opossum Shrimps. P. MAKINGS Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A guide to the identification of deciduous broad-leaved trees and shrubs in winter This fully illustrated AIDGAP field guide is designed to enable non-specialists to identify many of the deciduous trees May & Panter No Publication View Edit
A guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians found in the UK Webpage designed to help identify a lizard, snake, toad, frog or newt seen in the UK, RAUK Yes Online View Edit
A Guide to their Structure, Identification, Uses and Distribution in the British Isles The classic text on British Grass identification. 476pp, numerous line illustrations. Hubbard, C. E. No Publication View Edit
A key to common lichens on trees in England This key to common species of lichens on trees was prepared in collaboration between two partners of the European proje Pier Luigi Nimis, Pat Wolseley & Stefano Martellos Yes PDF View Edit
A key to families of British bugs (Insecta, Hemiptera) This AIDGAP identification guide should enable non-specialists to identify the adults of most British bugs (Hemiptera) t Unwin No Publication View Edit
A key to the adults of British lacewings and their allies (Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidiptera and Mecoptera) This AIDGAP identification guide will help identity the adults of 73 species of lacewings and allied species (including Plant No Publication View Edit
A key to the British species of family Buprestidae (Coleoptera) The British species of Buprestidae are very few and are mostly restricted to the South East of Britain. Mike Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A key to the Collembola (Springtails) of Britain and Ireland The AIDGAP identification guide to Collembola (springtails) has been designed to guide the beginner to this group throug Hopkin No Publication View Edit
A key to the crabs and crab-like animals of British inshore waters This fully-illustrated AIDGAP field guide enables the non-specialist to identify all of the crabs that are likely to be Crothers & Crothers No Publication View Edit
A key to the families of British Coleoptera (beetles) and Strepsiptera This AIDGAP identification key will help non-specialists to identify all families of British beetles - of which there ar Unwin No Publication View Edit
A Key To The Families Of British Diptera This AIDGAP key should enable anybody to identify adult flies to their family. D. M. Unwin Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A Key To The Genera Of The British Seaweeds This key is developed from one used on various courses at the Marine Biology Station, Menai Bridge and at Dale Fort Fiel W. Eifion Jones Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A Key to the Land Snails of the Flatford area, Suffolk THE Field Centre and its surroundings at Flatford Mill lie away from the East Anglian chalk, on quaternary drifts and al ]. E. MORTON AND J. MACHIN Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A key to the major groups of British freshwater invertebrates This AIDGAP identification guide is designed to help non-specialists identify the invertebrates found in pools, lakes, s Croft No Publication View Edit
A key to the major groups of terrestrial invertebrates Second edition of this popular AIDGAP identification guide is designed to help non-specialists identify the larger (& Tilling No Publication View Edit
A Key to the Soil Mites of Britain and Ireland This key should help you to identify families of mites found in soil and litter in the UK and Ireland, as well as introd Matthew Shepherd and Felicity Crotty No PDF View Edit
A key to the woodlice of Britain and Ireland The AIDGAP identification guide to woodlice contains keys to the 35 species of woodlice known to be breed outdoors in th Hopkin No Publication View Edit
A Key to Wild and Introduced Daffodils of Great Britain In addition to our native daffodil there are a large number of introduced daffodils growing wild in Britain. Mick Crawley Yes Online, PDF View Edit
A new key to wild flowers Halfway between an introductory guide and a technical flora, this user-friendly key provides an easy route to the accura Hayward & Hickey No Publication View Edit
A Photo Key to Great Diving Beetles It is generally known that Great Diving Beetles are some of our largest freshwater insects and most naturalists will kn Adrian Chalkley Yes PDF View Edit
A Photo Key to Large Aquatic Bugs Whilst identification to species of many of the smaller aquatic bugs can be complicated, those described here are fairly Adrian Chalkley Yes PDF View Edit
A Pictorial Guide to British Ephemeroptera Ephemeroptera, also known as mayflies or up-wing flies, can be seen emerging from the water, resting on nearby vegetatio Macadam & Bennett No Publication View Edit
A provisional atlas of the bees, wasps and ants of Shropshire Based on approximately 14000 records, covering over 300 species, this is the first ever published atlas of the bees, was Nigel Jones and Ian Cheeseborough No Publication View Edit
A provisional atlas of the shieldbugs and alies of Shropshire Shieldbugs have been little studied in Shropshire until very recently. Pete Boardman No Publication View Edit
Agromyzidae of Great Britain and Ireland A descriptive and illustrative guide to the Agromyzidae (leaf-mining flies) of the British Isles Agromyzidae Recording Scheme Yes View Edit
Alan Silverside's lichen pages Photographs of Scottish and other British lichens Alan Silverside Yes Online View Edit
AlgaeVision A database and virtual collection of images of freshwater and terrestrial algae collected in Britain and Ireland Natural History Museum, British Phycological Society Yes Online View Edit
An amendment to the crab key The crab key (Crothers and Crothers, 1983) is amended to incorporate the pelagic crab Planes minutus. John and Marylin Crothers Yes Online, PDF View Edit
An Atlas of Waterfleas in Britain & Ireland Updated distribution maps for 89 of the 92 species of Cladocera living in the water bodies of Britain & Ireland. Adrian Chalkley Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
An Illustrated Guide To The Diatoms Of British Coastal Plankton Following introductory sections rm the structure and ecology of marine diatoms, a key is provided to some sixty forms mo J. B. SYKES Yes Online, PDF View Edit
An illustrated key to the cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) of the Nordic and Baltic countries, with description of a new species An extremely well illustrated, with high resolution colour photographs, key and descriptions of species from Nordic and Juho Paukkunen, Alexander Berg, Villu Soon, Frode Ødegaard, Paolo Rosa. Yes Online, PDF View Edit
An Introduction to Centipedes, Millipedes and Woodlice Although good taxonomic guides exist for these animals, there is a gap between beginners’ introductions to invertebrates Paul Richards No Online View Edit
An Introduction to Centipedes, Millipedes and Woodlice Although good taxonomic guides exist for these animals, there is a gap between beginners’ introductions to invertebrates Paul Richards No Online View Edit

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