ID Resource Resource Finder

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Title Description Author(s)sort descending Free Availability
Keys for the identification of British Cryptophagidae This is a family with a good representation in the British fauna. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Cucujidae A family with only two species in Britain, the more common Pediacus dermestoides and the more local Pediacus depressus. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Curculionidae A large family in the British fauna, well covered by Handbooks to the Identification of British Insects by Morris. Th Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Dasytidae The current checklist has 9 species in 4 genera from two subfamilies in Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Dermestidae The current checklist has 40 species in this family on the British list from six subfamilies and thirteen genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Dryophthoridae Four species are known from Britain from this family of weevils. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Dryopidae Friday (1988) stated that the separation of these species depends on the form of the genitalia Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Dytiscidae The Dytiscidae are a group of water beetles with a good number of species in Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Elateridae This family contains a number of species which are quite similar to one another. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Elmidae The 12 species of Elmidae found in Britain are classified in 8 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Endomychidae A small family in Britain with nine species from five genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Erotylidae The 2012 edition of the Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles lists eight species from four genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key to the British species of family Eucnemidae Seven species of this family occur in Britain in six different genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Geotrupidae A key to the British species of family Geotrupidae, revised to include Odonteus armiger which was formerly placed in a s Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Gyrinidae The whirligig beetles are familiar to anybody who has had more than a cursory look at still or slow-moving water during Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Haliplidae 19 species of this aquatic family are found in Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Helophoridae The members of this family occurring in Britain all belong to genus Helophorus and most occur in water. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Heteroceridae The British members of this family number eight from two genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Histeridae The current check list of British Histeridae (Duff, 2012) lists 52 species from 21 genera and 7 subfamilies. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Hydrochidae The seven British species of this family are all in genus Hydrochus. They can be identified using the key below. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Hydrophilidae This is a family well-represented in the British fauna with 18 genera and 70 species. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Kateretidae The nine British species of this family belong to three genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Laemophloeidae Twelve species from this family are on the British list. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Lampyridae These are the so-called glow-worms. We have three species reported from Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Latridiidae The current checklist includes 56 species in 13 genera and 2 subfamilies. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Leiodidae A total of 93 species in 20 genera and four subfamilies are on the latest British checklist. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Lucanidae A small family in the British fauna. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Lycidae A family represented in Britain by four species each in a different genus Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Lymexylidae Two species of this family are present in Britain, associated with dead and dying trees. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Malachiidae The current check list has 17 species in 11 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Megalopodidae A small family with only three British species, closely related to the Chrysomelidae, differing in the tooth on each sid Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Melandryidae This family contains 17 species on the British list, classified in ten genera and two subfamilies. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Meloidae The latest checklist lists ten species from three genera. Some of these are very rare. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Monotomidae The latest checklist has 23 species in three genera and two subfamilies. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Mordellidae A family of 17 species of quite conspicuous beetles that are generally very difficult to identify. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Mycetophagidae The key below is for all the UK species listed in the 2012 edition of the Checklist of Beetles of Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Nanophyidae The Loosestrife weevils - 2 species in Britain, the commoner of which causes spindle-shaped galls in Purple-loosestrife. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Nitidulidae (the pollen beetles) Subfamilies Carpophilinae (3 genera, 31 species) Meligethinae (2 genera, 37 species) Nitidulinae (7 gener Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Noteridae There are two species of this family of water beetles found in the UK, both found in still water habitats Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Oedemeridae There are ten species on the British list, some of which are conspicuous flower-feeders and so are often noticed. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Orsodacnidae A small family of just two British species related to the Chrysomelidae, keyed in the document below. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Ptiliidae Tiny beetles of variable shape. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Ptinidae The species in this family have been previously placed in two families Anobiidae and Ptinidae but are now combined. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Pyrochroidae There are only three species in this family on the British list and they are keyed in the document below. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key to the British species of Phalacridae Fifteen species have been recorded from Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Rhynchitidae This is a small family of very similar looking weevils which feed on a number of plants, sometimes at pest levels. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Salpingidae The species of this family may be found under bark or in the small branches of trees and hedgerow shrubs. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Scarabaeidae This family includes the dung beetles and flower chafers. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Scirtidae In Britain we have one species each from genera Odeles, Microcara, Prionocyphon and Hydrocyphon, two species of Scirtes, Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Scraptiidae This is a small family in the British fauna. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit

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