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
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
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
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
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 Byturidae A family containing just two species in Britain, one of which is common and widespread through Britain. 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 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 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 Silvanidae A family with 13 established British species from 10 genera. 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 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
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
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 Staphylinidae This is the largest family of beetles in the UK and includes over 1000 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
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
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 Laemophloeidae Twelve species from this family are on the British list. 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, PDF View Edit
Key for the identification of British Cerambycidae According to Duff's checklist of British Coleoptera there are 67 species of Cerambycidae (longhorn beetles) which a 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 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 Cerylonidae There are five British species of this family listed in the latest checklist, from two genera. 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 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 Malachiidae The current check list has 17 species in 11 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF 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
Keys for the identification of British Chrysomelidae Keys to genera and species of British leaf beetles 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 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 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 to the British Species of Aderidae Key to the family Aderidae family of British Coleoptera Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Key for the identification of British Ciidae There are 22 species from 7 genera listed in the latest British checklist. 15 of these belong to genus Cis. 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 British Lucanidae A small family in the British fauna. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit

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