ID Resource Resource Finder

The ID Resource Finder is an online searchable catalogue of UK wildlife identification resources. A key feature is that this catalogue is crowd-sourced, all you have to do is create an account to add/edit the resources.

If you spot anything missing, any broken links or mistakes then please jump in and add/fix it. Or let the team know about issue via email: [email protected].

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Title Description Author(s) Free Availability
North-west European thecate hydroids and their medusae (part 2) Hydroids and their medusae are amongst the most exquisitely beautiful and intriguing of marine invertebrate groups. Cornelius No Publication View Edit
Nottinghamshire Shieldbugs The excellent Eakringbirds.com website contains and excellent section on the Shieldbugs of Nottinghamshire includes phot Trevor and Dilys Pendleton Yes Online View Edit
October Fungi Spotter’s Sheet Photo guide to the most common autumnal fungi. Plantlife Yes PDF View Edit
Online Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe Beginners and advanced online keys. surfbirds.com Yes Online View Edit
Online 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 projec Pier Luigi Nimis, Pat Wolseley & Stefano Martellos Yes Online View Edit
OPAL Key to common British earthworms Field key to the common species of UK earthworms devised as part of the engaging Soil and Earthworm survey. OPAL Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
Opal Tree Guide Guide to 9 common UK tree species. OPAL Yes Online, PDF, Publication View Edit
Opiliones in the UK and Continental Europe Useful website with information on the identification of harvestmen in the UK and Europe including photographs and speci Gordon Spears Yes Online View Edit
Opiliones Wiki Harvestmen of the world website containing crowd-sourced images and research Wikia Yes Online View Edit
Orchid Id - The British Orchid Identification Guide Orchid Id will help you identify and record the wild orchids of the British Isles. Isoperla No App View Edit
Orchid Observers Identification Guide Identification guide developed for the orchid observers citizen science project. NHM Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Orthosia (Quaker) Moth identification March is a month neglected by many moth trappers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton Yes Online View Edit
Our Guide to Newts found in the UK All the information on the UKs Newts, includes their food, mating and hibernation habits as well as their protected stat The Wild Outside Yes Online View Edit
Owls and owl pellets Produced in conjunction with the Hawk and Owl Trust, this chart is both an identification guide to owls and a practical Thomas & Shields No Publication 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
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
Phase 1 survey guide: Grassland and marsh This FSC fold-out chart is designed to help you identify the indicator species needed to carry out a Phase 1 habitat sur Wallace, Duffell & Harper No Publication View Edit
Photo gallery - Sciomyzidae (snail-killing or marsh flies) Steve Falk's Flickr gallery of Sciomyzidae (snail-killing or marsh flies) https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] Steven Falk Yes Online View Edit
Photographic atlas and identification key to the robber flies of Germany This photo atlas and ID guide for Asilidae – robber-flies - of Europe has more than 1,900 photographs of 82 robber-fly s Fritz Geller-Grimm Yes Online View Edit
Plant & fungi species A to Z of plant and fungi species, with photos, brief description, distribution, habitat, facts and conservation status. Plantlife Yes Online View Edit
Plant Families A prototype multi-access key covering 14 plant families which, between them, contain approx 67% of wild British flora. Docker, S. Yes Online, App View Edit
Plant Tracker The Environment Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wale Natural Apptitude Ltd. Yes App View Edit
Plants common on sand dunes Arranged by habitat with distance from high-tide level, this chart shows 43 common species of plants found in sand dunes Edmondson & Roberts No Publication View Edit
PlantTracker Identification of UK invasive non-native species. Also includes recording function to submit records of INNS. EA, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, NatureLocator, CEH. Yes Online, App View Edit
Playing field plants Playing fields can be a great place for science investigations. Farley & Roberts No Publication 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
Polychaetes: British Amphinomida, Spintherida and Eunicida Polychaetes are one of the most widespread, abundant and diverse elements of the British - and indeed the world - marine George & Hartmann-Schröder No Publication View Edit
Polychaetes: Interstitial families (2nd ed.) The minute polychaetes that occur in the interstitial spaces within sandy marine sediments are a diverse phylogenetic as Westheide No Publication View Edit
Poppies - video ID key A video guide (short YouTube film) to the diagnostic features of the Poppies commonly found in Britain and Ireland to ai Lliam Rooney/BSBI Yes Online 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
Pseudoscorpion UK Facebook group for people interested in UK Pseudoscorpions. This is a closed group, but joining is very straightforward. Liam Andrews Yes Online View Edit
Pseudoscorpions (Arthropoda, Arachnida): keys and notes for the identification of the species This Linnean Society synopsis is out of print but remains the most important literature for the identification of Brtiti Gerald Legg, Richard Evan Jones No Publication View Edit
Pseudoscorpions of the world A world catalogue of Pseudoscorpions. Western Australian Museum Yes Online View Edit
Psocids Psocoptera (Booklice and Barklice) RES Handbook vol 1 part 7. New No Publication View Edit
Punch-card grasses key - Identikit In 1985 the Field Studies Council published an innovative polyclave (multi-access) key to British grasses that relied on Judith Allinson, Richard Pankhurst and Richard Burkmar Yes Online 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
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
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 10. Odonata THE ODONATA or Dragonflies are insects familiar to everyone, and, if we except a few of the larger Neuroptera or Lacewin Lt-Col. F. C. Fraser, I M S Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 11. Thysanoptera The term 'British species' may be interpreted in different ways. L. A. Mound, G. D. Morison, B. R. Pitkin & J. M. Palmer Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 14a. Trichoptera, Hydroptilidae The last major review of the British Hydroptilidae was made by Mosely (1939), who described the males and ten females of J. E. Marshall Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 16. Siphonaptera FLEAS are small (1-8 mm long), wingless insects with a holometabolous metamorphosis (egg-larva-pupa-adult); their bodies F. G. A. M. Smit Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 2. Thysanura and Diplura THE Thysanura and Diplura comprise two of the four Orders of primitively wingless insects or Apterygota. M. J. Delaney Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 5. Dermaptera and Orthoptera THE Orders Dermaptera and Orthoptera are usually treated together, as a matter of convenience, in dealing with limited f W. D. Hincks Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 6. Plecoptera RATHER weakly chitinized insects with two pairs of membranous wings often reduced in the male. D. E. Kimmins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 7. Psocoptera This Handbook is designed to give a general account of the external morphology of the Psocoptera, emphasizing those char T. R. New Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Part 9. Ephemeroptera NORMALLY two pairs of wings; anterior pair much larger than the posterior which in some genera are much reduced in size D. E. Kimmins Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 1 Parts 12 & 13. Mecoptera Megaloptera Neuroptera The Orders MECOPTERA, MEGALOPTERA and NEUROPTERA (Planipennia) at one time formed part of the Linnaean Order Neuroptera, Lt-Col. F. C. Fraser, I M S 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 10 Part 14. An introduction to the immature stages of British Flies. Diptera Larvae, with notes on eggs, puparia and pupae. Figures index This is just the figures and index for the volume of the same name. K. G. V. Smith Yes Online, PDF View Edit

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