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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Title Description Author(s)sort ascending Free Availability
Key for the identification of British Oedemeridae There are ten species on the British list, some of which are conspicuous flower-feeders and so are often noticed. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Elateridae This family contains a number of species which are quite similar to one another. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Orsodacnidae A small family of just two British species related to the Chrysomelidae, keyed in the document below. Mike Hackston Yes Online View Edit
Key for the identification of British Elmidae The 12 species of Elmidae found in Britain are classified in 8 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online 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 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 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 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 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
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 to the British species of Phalacridae Fifteen species have been recorded from Britain. 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
Key for the identification of British Kateretidae The nine British species of this family belong to three genera. 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 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 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 Aderidae Key to the family Aderidae family of British Coleoptera Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF 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 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
Bostrichidae Key to British Species Bostrichidae Key to British Species by Mike Hackston, derived from the German key by Arved Lompe. Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF View Edit
Keys for the identification of British Scarabaeidae This family includes the dung beetles and flower chafers. 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 for the identification of British Apionidae This family was covered by Morris (1990) in Orthocerous Weevils: Coleoptera Curculionoidea (Nemonychidae, Anthribidae, U Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF 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
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 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 Elmidae 'The 12 species of Elmidae found in Britain are classified in 8 genera. Mike Hackston Yes Online, PDF 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 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 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 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
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

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