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: biolinks@field-studies-council.org.

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Title Description Author(s)sort descending Free Availability
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 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 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
Keys for the identification of British Scarabaeidae This family includes the dung beetles and flower chafers. 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
Key for the identification of British Haliplidae 19 species of this aquatic family are found in Britain. 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 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
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 Scraptiidae This is a small family in the British fauna. 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 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 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 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 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 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
Key for the identification of British Bothrideridae A small family in the British fauna, containing species variously classified in the past. 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 Buprestidae The British species of Buprestidae are very few and are mostly restricted to the SE of Britain. 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 Byrrhidae 13 species in 7 genera occur in Britain according to Duff's checklist (2012). 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 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 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 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
Keys for the identification of British Chrysomelidae Keys to genera and species of British leaf beetles 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 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 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 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 Clambidae A small family in the British fauna, comprising ten species in two genera, genus Calyptomerus and Clambus. 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 Laemophloeidae Twelve species from this family are on the British list. Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Key for the identification of British Cleridae There are 15 species of this family on the British list but several of these have not been recorded for over 100 years a 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 the British Coccinellidae Some of the species of ladybirds are very common in Britain and easily recognised. Mike Hackston Yes Online 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

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