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)sort descending Free Availability
Identifying bee flies in genus Bombylius Identification guide to the four British species of bee fly. Martin Harvey Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Concise Guide to the Moths of Great Britain and Ireland A great practical solution for every active moth enthusiast - a guide with all the illustrations of the classic Field Gu Martin Townsend & Paul Waring, illustrated by Richard Lewington No Publication View Edit
The Conifers of Britain Conifers of Britain is an interactive guide for anyone who wants to identify one of the 50 or so species of coniferous t Matt Parratt Yes Online View Edit
UK Bees, Wasps and Ants Facebook group devoted to the identification and recording of UK hymenoptera (bees, wasps and ants). Matt Smith Yes Online View Edit
Soil Biodiversity UK Facebook group dealing with soil biodiversity in the UK. Matthew Shepherd Yes Online View Edit
A Key to the Soil Mites of Britain and Ireland This key should help you to identify families of mites found in soil and litter in the UK and Ireland, as well as introd Matthew Shepherd and Felicity Crotty No PDF View Edit
Euphausiid, Stomatopod and Leptostracan Crustaceans The three orders of crustaceans described here all belong to the subclass Malacostraca. Mauchline No Publication View Edit
A guide to the identification of deciduous broad-leaved trees and shrubs in winter This fully illustrated AIDGAP field guide is designed to enable non-specialists to identify many of the deciduous trees May & Panter No Publication View Edit
Key to common ferns This 8-panel laminated fold-out chart features colour images of the commonest 38 of the 53 species of ferns and allied p Merryweather No Publication View Edit
The fern guide (3rd edition) This fully illustrated AIDGAP identification guide should enable most beginners to put a name to the ferns, clubmosses, Merryweather No Publication View Edit
RES Handbook Vol 6 Part 4. Hymenoptera - Pompilidae The family Pompilidae is one of the best-characterised and most easily recognised of the aculeate families represented i Michael C. Day Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Apples: a field guide The book is intended to help identify that unknown apple growing in your garden or in the park; to help you choose which Michael Clark No Publication View Edit
Guide to Freshwater Invertebrates This is a key based identification guide to the invertebrates that live in our rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wetland Michael Dobson, Simon Pawley, Melanie Fletcher, Anne Powell No Publication View Edit
The Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland This is the current 'bible' for UK spider identification using microscopic techniques. Michael Roberts No Publication View Edit
Spiders of Britain & Northern Europe The excellent Collins Guide was published in 1995 and covers most of the UK fauna except around 200 linyphiids (money sp Michael Roberts No Publication View Edit
A Key to Wild and Introduced Daffodils of Great Britain In addition to our native daffodil there are a large number of introduced daffodils growing wild in Britain. Mick Crawley Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Features of the Serpent Trail This long-distance footpath in Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire, the Serpent Trail links the remaining fragments of low Middleton No Publication View Edit
A key to the British species of family Buprestidae (Coleoptera) The British species of Buprestidae are very few and are mostly restricted to the South East of Britain. Mike Yes Online, PDF 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 Endomychidae A small family in Britain with nine species from five genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online 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 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 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
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
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 family Eucnemidae Seven species of this family occur in Britain in six different genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
List of British species with their food plants List of British species with their food plants 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Haliplidae 19 species of this aquatic family are found in Britain. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys to the British genera and species of Anthicidae (flower beetles) The Anthicidae are a family of beetles that resemble ants. 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
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 Anthribidae A family of weevils with only ten British species, one of them only found in domestic situations and now very rare due t 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 Heteroceridae The British members of this family number eight from two genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Attelabidae Two species of this family are found in Britain, with the larvae feeding in rolled-up leaves of various species of trees 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 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 Biphyllidae A key to the two British species is found below. Both are associated with fungi on dry deciduous wood. 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 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 Bostrichidae There are only five species of this family of wood-boring beetles occurring in Britain. 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
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

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