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RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 2b. Hymenoptera - Symphyta Tenthredinidae is the predominant sawfly family in almost all parts of the world except Australia, where it is mainly re R. B. Benson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 2c. Hymenoptera - Symphyta OF the three tribes in this subfamily only the Cladiini and Nematini occur in Britain; the Pristolini are, so far as is R. B. Benson Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 1a. Hymenoptera. Cynipoidea. Key to families and subfamilies and Cynipinae (including galls) Hymenoptera, the British species, as listed in Kloet and Hincks (1945), numbering just over two hundred. R. D. Eady and J. Quinlan Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 7. Coleoptera - Coccinellidae & Sphindidae THE World fauna of Coccinellidae includes over 3000 known species, of which only 42 occur in the British Isles. R. D. Pope Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 8. Diptera - Phoridae Genus Megaselia (Scuttle Flies) This Handbook constitutes the second part of a two-part introduction to the British scuttle flies. R. H. L. Disney Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 2c. Diptera. Pipunculidae FLIES of the family Pipunculidae may be recognized by their strikingly large eyes, semiglobular or nearly globular and e R. L. Coe Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 1. Diptera. Syrphidae. FLIES of the family SYRPHIDAE are commonly known as " Hover-flies" and "Flower-flies," the former po R. L. Coe Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 i. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Tipulidae) FLIES of the family TIPULIDAE may be recognized by their slender bodies and long, slender legs, the latter characteristi R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 ii. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Trichoceridae - Culicidae) THis is a small family represented in Europe by two genera, Trichocera (winter gnats) and Diazosma. R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 2 iii. Diptera - 2. Nematocera: families Tipulidae to Chironomidae (Chironomidae) FLIES of the family CHIRONOMIDAE may be distinguished from other Nematocerous families of Diptera by the following combi R. L. Coe, Paul Freeman & P. F. Mattingly Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 2c. Coleoptera - Heteroceridae THE family Heteroceridae is represented in Britain by a single genus, Heterocerus Fabricius, containing eight species. R. O. S. Clarke Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 8 Part 2b. Hymenoptera 2. Chalcidoidea Section (b) Trus handbook covers the small family Elasmidae and introduces the very large family Eulophidae. R. R. Askew Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 5 Part 5b. Coleoptera. Phalacridae THE family Phalacridae comprises a considerable number of genera and species and is represented in almost all parts of t R. T. Thompson Yes Online, PDF 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 plant galls in Britain Oak apples... robin's pin cushions on dog roses... red pimples on sycamore leaves... Redfern & Shirley No Publication View Edit
British plant galls (2nd edition) This AIDGAP identification guide contains around 300 keys to galls on plants in Britain, arranged alphabetically by genu Redfern & Shirley No Publication View Edit
UK Linyphiidae Identikit The knowledge-base for this visualisation is adapted from a spreadsheet created by Nigel Cane-Honeysett which, it turn, Rich Burkmar Yes Online View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 14 Whitebeams, Rowans and Service Trees of Britain and Ireland **This book is now out of print.** This book contains an account of 52 native or naturalised Sorbus taxa in Brita Rich, Houston, Robertson and Proctor No Publication View Edit
Quick ant guide Quick ID Guide to ants designed to be used on a beginners ant course but also available as a download as well. Richard Becker Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Pocket Guide to the Butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland (2nd edition) This handy pocket-sized book has become the essential guide to identifying the butterflies of Great Britain and Ireland. Richard Lewington No Publication View Edit
Bristol University Tick ID This site includes online dichotomous keys for ticks of the family Ixodidae (hard ticks). Richard Wall, University of Bristol Yes Online View Edit
Harvestmen This 12-panel laminated fold-out chart covers the adults of the harvestmen found in the field in the British Isles. Richards No Publication View Edit
Harvestmen of Britain & Ireland There are some 30 different species of harvestmen (Opiliones) in the UK. Richards, P & Burkmar, R. Yes Online View Edit
Reptiles and amphibians of Britain and Ireland This 8-page laminated fold-out chart includes 13 species of non-marine reptile and amphibian which breed in Britain, and Roberts, Froglife & Ovenden No Publication View Edit
Rogers Mushrooms Rogers Mushrooms was the perfect reference tool to learn about and identify fungi, including mushrooms, truffles, puffba Roger Phillips Yes Online View Edit
BSBI Handbook No 12 Fumitories of Britain and Ireland Fumitories are a fascinating group of plants. Rosaline J. Murphy No Publication View Edit
Slugs of Britain and Ireland Full-colour AIDGAP guide gives a fully comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the slug fauna of Britain and Ireland. Rowson, Turner, Anderson & Symondson No Publication View Edit
Ladybirds (Coccinellidae) of Britain and Ireland This atlas describes the distribution of ladybirds in Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, using d Roy, Brown, Frost & Poland No Publication View Edit
Bird identifier Simple online key to UK birds. RSPB Yes Online View Edit
Farmland Bird ID Guide Produced in collaboration with the RSPB this free colour ID guide contains images and descriptions of: Grey partridge, R RSPB, GWCT Yes PDF View Edit
Oxfordshire grasses This ID resource was created by Ruth Ripley and Camilla Lambrick from the Oxfordshire Flora Group using the FSC Identiki Ruth Ripley and Camilla Lambrick Yes Online View Edit
Oxfordshire sedges This ID resource was created by Ruth Ripley and Camilla Lambrick from the Oxfordshire Flora Group using the FSC Identiki Ruth Ripley and Camilla Lambrick Yes Online View Edit
Guide to the night sky This laminated fold-out chart will tell you how to find your way about the night sky, and how to identify some of the pl Scagell & Penston No Publication View Edit
Athecate hydroids and their medusae Suiable for amateur and professsional naturalists, this new Synopsis provides a concise account of the morphology, habit Schuchert No Publication View Edit
Seasearch Identifications Facebook Group A group for Seasearch Observers and Surveyors and others involved in identifying and recording marine plants and animals Seasearch Yes Online View Edit
Key to the Earthworms of the UK & Ireland (1st Edition) Illustrated in colour throughout, this groundbreaking new AIDGAP guide should enable users to identify all 27 species of Sherlock No Publication View Edit
Key to the Earthworms of the UK and Ireland (2nd Edition) This AIDGAP identification guide covers all the species of earthworms found living freely in the UK and Ireland. Sherlock No Publication View Edit
Earthworm Identikit This resource is a web-based multi-access key for the 27 species of UK earthworms. Sherlock, Burkmar, Bell (FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity project) Yes Online View Edit
Pdf key to British Silphidae There are only 21 species recorded from the UK and most of these are reasonably large in size, making identification a l Silphidae recording Scheme Yes PDF View Edit
Guide to the UK cetaceans and seals Many large sea mammals, including whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals, can be seen around the UK's coast. Simmonds & Molleson No Publication View Edit
Rocky shore name trail 8-panel laminated fold-out chart will help you to identify some of the seashore animals, lichens and seaweeds that you a Simms, Cremona & Ward No Publication View Edit
Earthworms Synopsis Since 1985, this Synopsis has been the standard work in English, providing the only generally-available means for correc Sims & Gerard No Publication View Edit
Ants This paperback published by Pelagic Publishing is a reprint edition of the original, now out-of-print, paperback by Rich Skinner, Gary J No Publication View Edit
Wild bees of Scotland - Identification Guide This guide uses a combination of size, colour pattern and biological information to provide an identification key of 14 SNH Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Badhamia slime moulds This beta phase identification resource was created by Sophie Trice for the NHM Identification Trainers for the Future P Sophie Trice Yes Online View Edit
Features of the South Downs Way The South Downs National Park was designated in March 2010. South Downs National Park & FSC No Publication View Edit
Barnacles Barnacles are familiar objects to mariners and seaside tourists. Southwood No Publication View Edit
Echinoderms The most complete coverage of the British echinoderm fauna published since 1927! Southwood & Campbell No Publication View Edit
Field Guide to the Dragonflies & Damselflies of Great Britain and Ireland (2014 edition) All Great Britain and Ireland's resident and migrant dragonfly and damselfly species fully described and illustrate Steve Brooks & Steve Cham, illustrated by Richard Lewington No Publication View Edit
Field Guide to the Larvae and Exuviae of British Dragonflies: Damselflies (Zgypotera) and Dragonflies (Anisoptera) This publication combines the original volume 1 on dragonflies and volume 2 on damselflies, now both out of print. Th Steve Cham No Publication View Edit

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