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Title Description Author(s) Free Availability
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
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 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 Malachiidae The current check list has 17 species in 11 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF 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
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
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 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
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
Key for the identification of British Silphidae A key to the British genera and species of family Silphidae is available below. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Silvanidae A family with 13 established British species from 10 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British species of Erirhinidae The species of this family are weevils and were formerly treated as a subfamily of Curculionidae. No View Edit
Key for the identification of British Sphindidae A small family with only two species in Britain, Sphindus dubius and Aspidiphorus orbiculatus, two species of completel Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Tenebrionidae In the current checklist there are 47 species on the British list. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Tetratomidae There are four members of this family on the British list, and they are quite easily separated from one another. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Throscidae There are five species of this family on the British list, Aulonothroscus brevicollis and four species of Trixagus. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Trogidae Trogidae, sometimes called hide beetles, is a family of beetles with a distinctive warty or bumpy appearance. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Trogossitidae This family contains five British species, each from different genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of the British Coccinellidae Some of the species of ladybirds are very common in Britain and easily recognised. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key to adults of the water beetles of Britain and Ireland (Part 1) RES handbook vol 4 part 5 (2nd edition). Foster & Friday No Publication View Edit
Key to the British Species of Aderidae Key to the family Aderidae family of British Coleoptera Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Key to the British species of Aderidae The larvae of this family feed on rotting wood and the adults are found in similar habitats. 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 to the British species of genus Perapion Perapion is a genus of pear-shaped weevils in the family of beetles known as Brentidae. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key to the British species of genus Protapion This is a widespread and generally common or abundant species throughout the Palaearctic region north to Scandinavia and Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key to the British Species of Nicrophorus Key to the British Species of Nicrophorus - also known as burying beetles or sexton beetles. Mike Hackston Yes PDF View Edit
Key to the British species of Phalacridae Fifteen species have been recorded from Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Apionidae This family was covered by Morris (1990) in Orthocerous Weevils: Coleoptera Curculionoidea (Nemonychidae, Anthribidae, U Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Apionidae This family was covered by Morris (1990) in Orthocerous Weevils: Coleoptera Curculionoidea. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Cantharidae Keys to the British genera and species of Cantharidae (soldier beetles) Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Carabidae The ground beetles are well represented in the British fauna with 362 species from 87 genera in the 2012 list edited by Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit

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