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.

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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
Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles (2-Volume Set) Handbook of the Bees of the British Isles provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the current state of kno George R Else and Mike Edwards No Publication View Edit
Chelifer.com Gerald Legg's Pseudoscorpion web pages. Gerald Legg 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
Sipunculans The phylum Sipuncula comprises a small but distinct group of exclusively marine animals, with 17 genera and about 150 sp Gibbs No Publication View Edit
Guide to mosses and liverworts of woodlands Mosses and liverworts can form quite an extensive part of the woodland flora, carpeting the ground and covering tree tr Godfrey No Publication View Edit
Guide to mosses and liverworts of towns and gardens Although small, mosses and liverworts can be found nearly everywhere. Godfrey No Publication View Edit
The Smaller Moths of Shropshire Based on approximately 18,500 records covering over 800 species, this is the first ever published atlas of the smaller m Godfrey Blunt No 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
Commensal and parasitic copepods associated with marine invertebrates (2nd ed.) This Synopsis covers species known to live parasitically or commensally with marine invertebrates. Gotto No Publication View Edit
Guide to floodplain meadows Produced in association with the Floodplain Meadows Partnership, this fold-out chart features illustrations of 48 key fl Gowing, Wallace, Rothero & Roberts No Publication View Edit
Halacarid mites Halacarid mites are minute arachnids to be found crawling in the substratum of marine and brackish-water habitats throug Green & Macquitty No Publication View Edit
Woodlice and Waterlice (Isopoda: Oniscidea & Asellota) in Britain and Ireland 4 species of waterlice and 40 species of woodlice occur outdoors in Britain and Ireland. Gregory No Publication View Edit
A guide to animals on Schedule 9 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act Produced in partnership with RSPCA and Natural England as a compact reference source for people working with wildlife, t Grogan No Publication View Edit
Guide to orchids With colour paintings covering 69 species, subspecies and hybrids, this chart covers all the orchids that you are likely Gulliver & Gulliver No Publication View Edit
Woodland plants Colour illustrations of 41 species of common woodland plant are included in this 8-page laminated fold-out chart. Gulliver, Gulliver & Roberts No Publication View Edit
Guide to grassland plants 1 Featuring colour illustrations of 54 species, this 12-page fold-out chart covers plants commonly found on lowland acid a Gulliver, Gulliver & Roberts No Publication View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 4a. Homoptera - Aphidoidea (Part) - Chaitophoridae & Callaphididae For a number of years there has been no single and comprehensive work available for the identification of the aphid spec H. L. G. Stroyan No View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 1. Diptera - 1. Introduction and key to families HITHERTO the only key to the families of British Diptera has been that given in Wingate's Durham Diptera (1906), wh H. Oldroyd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 9 Part 4a. Diptera - Brachycera. Tabanoidea and Asiloidea (Now superceded - see comments.) THE evolution of Diptera has clearly followed two main lines, one leading to Nematocera Harold Oldroyd Yes Online, PDF View Edit
British water plants This AIDGAP field guide to British water plants is a comprehensive guide to the identification of living specimens in th Haslam, Sinker & Wolseley No Publication View Edit
British birds of prey Produced in conjunction with the Hawk and Owl Trust, this chart will help you to identify birds of prey in flight in the Hawk and Owl Trust No Publication View Edit
English translation to accompany De Nederlandse hooiwagens (Opiliones) This translation is intended to act as a supplement to the Dutch publication, to which reference should be made for phot Hay Wijnhoven Yes Online, PDF View Edit
De Nederlandse hooiwagens (Opiliones) A superb account of the Dutch Harvestmen which includes most of the UK fauna. The illustrations are outstanding. Hay Wijnhoven No Publication View Edit
Cyclostome Bryozoans Bryozoans can be found in most marine habitats. Hayward & Ryland No Publication View Edit
A new key to wild flowers Halfway between an introductory guide and a technical flora, this user-friendly key provides an easy route to the accura Hayward & Hickey No Publication View Edit
Cheilostomatous Bryozoa (part 1) Aeteoidea - Cribrilinoidea (2nd ed.) Bryozoans will be familiar to students and specialists of marine biology, but they may not be immediately recognised for Hayward & Ryland No Publication View Edit
Cheilostomatous Bryozoa (part 2) Hippothooidea - Celleporoidea (2nd ed.) Bryozoans will be familiar to students and specialists of marine biology, but they may not be immediately recognised for Hayward & Ryland No Publication View Edit
Ladybirds This revised and updated edition of Ladybirds provides a succinct but comprehensive and accessible overview of the biolo Helen E Roy, Peter MJ Brown, Richard F Comont, Remy L Poland, John J Sloggett, Sophie Allington, Chris Shields No Publication View Edit
Intro to Ladybird Larvae ID This is one of FSC BioLinks informal virtual meet ups (VMUs) on Zoom which we've started doing in response to the C Helen Roy and Peter Brown Yes Online View Edit
Synopsis of the British Fauna No. 4 (2nd edn) Harvestmen Full copy of this classic text and key to UK Harvestmen, published by the Linnean Society in 1989. Hillyard & Sankey Yes PDF View Edit
A field key to the British Brown Seaweeds This AIDGAP identification key is designed to allow non-specialists to identify the majority of British macroscopic (lar Hiscock Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Fungi Name Trail: Identification Guide Produced in association with the British Mycological Society, this key is to guide teachers and students to help identif Holden & Hamper No Publication View Edit
Spiders you can ID and record during lockdown FSC BioLinks Virtual Meetup 1: Spiders you can ID and record during lockdown Holly Dillon takes us through a number o Holly Dillon Yes Online View Edit
Winter Webs A guide to spider webs commonly found in winter, and how they can help us find out which family or genus of spiders made Holly Dillon Yes PDF View Edit
Understanding geography fieldwork 3: The river environment This is a guide to carrying out geographical fieldwork on the topic of rivers. Holmes & Warn No Publication View Edit
A key to the Collembola (Springtails) of Britain and Ireland The AIDGAP identification guide to Collembola (springtails) has been designed to guide the beginner to this group throug Hopkin No Publication View Edit
The woodlouse name trail Woodlice are widespread and common animals. Hopkin No Publication View Edit
A key to the woodlice of Britain and Ireland The AIDGAP identification guide to woodlice contains keys to the 35 species of woodlice known to be breed outdoors in th Hopkin No Publication View Edit
Species checklist for UK hoverflies Species checklist for UK hoverflies. Hoverfly Recording Scheme Yes Online View Edit
British Froghoppers IdentiKit This visualisation and multi-access key was built on a knowledge-base for British froghoppers. Howells, Nia Yes Online, App View Edit
A Guide to Grasses, their Structure, Identification, Uses and Distribution in the British Isles ISPN: 0140132279 The classic text on British Grass identification. 476pp, numerous line illustrations. Hubbard, C. E. No Online View Edit
Seed and leaf beetles This AIDGAP identification guide covers the adults of the Chrysomelidae, Orsodacnidae and Megalopodidae. Hubble No Publication View Edit
Marine and brackish water Harpacticoid Copepods (Part 1) The order Harpacticoida is one of the ten orders of the sub-class Copepoda which, along with six other sub-classes, make Huys et al No Publication View Edit
Key to Groups of British Grasses The key provides an introduction and guide for beginners in the identification of grasses in flower. Hyslop, Burkmar & Hunnex Yes Online View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 7 Part 2b. Ichneumonidae - Orthopelmatinae & Anomaloninae This handbook is the third dealing with the Ichneumonidae. The first two by Dr J. F. I. D. Gauld & P. A. Mitchell Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 2 Part 5a. Homoptera - Psylloidea The Psylloidea, or jumping plant-lice, are an important component of the hemipterous fauna of many dicotyledenous plants I. D. Hodkinson & I. M. White Yes Online, PDF View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 10 Part 5a. Diptera - Tephritidae Most species of Tephritidae (=Trypetidae, Trupaneidae, Euribiidae) are phytophagous and have prominently patterned wings I. M. White Yes Online, PDF View Edit
UK Moths Online guide to the moths of Great Britain and Ireland. Lots of photos. Ian Kimber Yes Online View Edit
Simple key to Caddis Larvae Caddis larvae are very familiar aquatic insects but only a few of the 198 British and Irish species feature in popular g Ian Wallace No Publication View Edit

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