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UK Dragonflies & Damselflies This Facebook group is to enjoy and share information about those species of Dragonflies & Damselflies which are fou Yes Online View Edit
UK Butterflies Identification guides (photo based) to UK butterflies, arranged by family. Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Bristletail.net An online resource for the bristletails, (Archeognatha, Zygentoma and Diplura), interesting and often overlooked inverte Yes Online View Edit
Fossil Explorer Fossil Explorer is a field guide to the common fossils of Britain and will help you identify fossils based on where you Yes App View Edit
Wild berry (& other fruit) spotter’s sheet Photo guide to the most commonly seen berries and fruiting trees and shrubs in hedgerows. Yes Online, PDF View Edit
The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles with DVD-ROM: An Identification Guide to Freshwater and Terrestrial Algae An indispensable guide to over 2,400 species of freshwater and terrestrial algae of the British Isles. David M. John (Editor), Brian A. Whitton (Editor), Alan J. Brook (Editor) No Publication 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
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 7. Diptera - Hippoboscidae and Nycteribiidae (Keds, Flat-Flies and Bat-Flies) The Hippoboscidae, Nycteribiidae and Streblidae are families of Diptera that have been combined under the name Pupipara. A. M. Hutson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 3. Diptera - Nematocera. Mycetophilidae (Bolitophilinae, Ditomyiinae, Diadocidiinae, Keroplatinae, Sciophilinae and Manotinae) The Fungus-gnats (Mycetophilidae) are a large family of terrestrial Nematocera, usually with a compact hump-backed appea A. M. Hutson, D. M. Ackland and L. N. Kidd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 9 Dandelions of Great Britain and Ireland Descriptions of 235 species of Taraxacum , including microspecies, most of them illustrated by silhouettes of herbarium A.A. Dudman and A.J. Richards No Publication View Edit
Bat Droppings Guide A guide to the droppings of British bats, including photos and diagrams illustrating the shape and size differences betw Acer Ecology Yes Online View Edit
Sponges of Britain and Ireland A website based on the text Sponges of the British Isles - A colour guide and working document, 1992 Edition. Ackers, R.G., Moss, D. & Picton, B. E. Yes Online View Edit
Sponges of the British Isles ("Sponge V") Guide to the sponges of Britain and Ireland, revised 2007. Ackers, R.G., Moss, D. & Picton, B. E. Yes PDF 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
Cladocera Interest Group Website Updated British Species list, Identification assistance, Distribution maps, Species Photos, Newsletters, Collecting tips Adrian Chalkley 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
Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the British Isles RES Handbook vol 12 part 6. This new checklist covers all recorded UK species. Agassiz, Beavan & Heckford 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
Provisional atlas of the ptychopterid craneflies (Diptera: Ptychopteridae) of Britain and Ireland Published by NERC 1993 atlas and key Alan E Stubbs Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Conifers in the British Isles: a descriptive handbook A comprehensive (if a little dated) guide to British conifers. Alan F. Mitchell No Publication View Edit
Trees of Britain and Northern Europe A guide to the identification of all tree species found in Britain and northern Europe. Alan Mitchell No Publication View Edit
Alan Silverside's lichen pages Photographs of Scottish and other British lichens Alan Silverside Yes Online View Edit
British Hoverflies Illustrated identification keys, species account, including, description, habitat, distribution, flight period. Alan Stubbs and Steven Falk No Publication View Edit
The Flora and Vegetation of Shropshire The Flora and Vegetation of Shropshire is a book which describes the distribution and ecology of every one of the plants Alex Lockton and Sarah Whild No Publication View Edit
The Eyewitness Handbook of Trees A field guide to trees around the world, each depicted by a full-color photograph with a caption that describes key feat Allen J. Coombes No Publication View Edit
Beetle News A collection of newsletters available as PDFs most of which include an identification article for a group of beetles. Amateur Entomologists' Society Yes Online, PDF View Edit
ARC Amphibian Identification Guide (pdf) Pictorial guide to all stages of all Britain's native and most widespread alien amphibians, downloadable as a pdf. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Yes Online, PDF View Edit
ARC Reptile Identification Guide (pdf) Pictorial guide to all stages of all Britain's native and most widespread alien reptiles, downloadable as a pdf. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Hoverflies of the British Isles Poster pictorial guide to commonly seen hoverflies of the British Isles Andy Slater Yes Online View Edit
Marine planktonic Ostracods The Ostracoda are a sub-class of relatively small crustaceans which occur in most aquatic habitats. Angel No Publication View Edit
Spiders of North-West Europe From the homepage: "This European spider site contains over 1500 pictures of 378 spiders in 176 genera commonly fou Anon Yes Online View Edit
Herptile ID Identification guide to amphibian and reptile species of the British Isles. ARC No App View Edit
The Vespoid Wasps RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 6. Archer No Publication View Edit
Key to the British Potter and Mason Wasps Taken from 'The British Potter and Mason Wasps - a Handbook', a detailed handbook, providing keys, distributio Archer, M.A. Yes PDF View Edit
Lifestages of British shieldbugs Superb illustrations produced by Ashley Wood allow easy comparison between the life stages of a range of UK shieldbug sp Ashley Wood Yes Online View Edit
BBS Field Guide online pages Individual online PDFs for each page in 'Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland a field guide'. Atherton, Bosanquet , & Lawley Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Mosses and Liverworts of Britain and Ireland a field guide The want of a field guide has for many years greatly hindered further spread of interest in British and Irish field bryo Atherton, Bosanquet , & Lawley No Publication View Edit
Sea-Spiders (Pycnogonida) of the north-east Atlantic This Synopsis covers all eighty-four species recorded at all depths from the north-east Atlantic, east of the Mid-Atlant Bamber No Publication View Edit
Key to the identification of British centipedes This AIDGAP identification guide should enable non-specialists to identity the 57 species of centipede found on the isla Barber No Publication View Edit
Centipedes Aside from the insects, centipedes (Class Chilopoda) are some of the commonest larger arthropods found in gardens, waste Barber No Publication View Edit
The adult Trichoptera (caddisflies) of Britain and Ireland RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 17. Barnard & Ross No Publication View Edit
Guide to the adult caddisflies or sedge flies (Trichoptera) Adult caddisflies, also known as sedge flies, are well known to fly fishermen, who imitate them with artificial flies. Barnard and Ross No Publication View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 3c. Hymenoptera - Formicidae THE British Isles, including the Channel Islands, have 44 known, indigen-ous ant species at the present time. Barry Bolton & Cedric A. Collingwood Yes Online, PDF View Edit
ID guides to difficult British spiders In the UK spiders are one of the few invertebrate groups where the majority of the species can be identified with " BAS Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Bat Droppings Guide A guide to the droppings of British bats, including diagrams illustrating the shape and size differences between species Bat Conservation Trust No Publication View Edit
How to identify UK animals Simple guides and keys to amphibians, reptiles, swallows swifts & martins, garden butterflies, common dragonflies, m BBC Nature Yes Online View Edit
How to identify hoverflies Pictoral guide to identify 12 common hoverfly species BBC Wildlife Magazine/Felicity Rose Cole Yes Online View Edit
Gardening for primary schools This guide aims to help primary school teachers set up and maintain a horticultural garden in which children can grow fl Bebbington No Publication View Edit
Bugs on bushes Aimed at upper primary ages and above, this 12-page laminated fold-out chart is a name trail designed to help children i Bebbington & Bebbington No Publication View Edit

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