ID Resources

The links below will take you directly to useful on-line ID Resources

Bees, Wasps and Ants

Bees, Wasps and Ants Recording Society
Mike Hackston’s Hymenoptera Keys

Sawflies (Symphata) of Britain and Ireland


Mike Hackston’s Coleoptera Keys
John Walters’ Guide to British Beetles
Beetles and Beetle Recording in Great Britain
Weevil Guides by Mark Gurney
Beetle Fauna of Germany


RSPB Birdguide from the RSPB
BTO Bird ID Videos from the British Trust for Ornithology


UK Butterflies
Yorkshire Species from the Yorkshire Branch of Butterfly Conservation
A to Z of Butterflies from Butterfly Conservation


UK Species from the British Dragonfly Society
Yorkshire Species
from the Yorkshire Branch of the British Dragonfly Society


Mike Hackston’s British Diptera Keys
Hoverfly Recording Scheme
Identification guides for soldierflies and allies from theĀ  Soldierflies and Allies Recording Scheme


Systematic List from UK Moths
Illustrated Guide to British Caterpillars
Moth Dissection UK Moth IDs

True Bugs

British Bugs

Grasshoppers and Related Insects

Grasshoppers and Related Insects Recording Scheme of Britain and Ireland

Reptiles & Amphibians

Reptile and Amphibian Conservation Trust

Spiders & Harvestmen

Spider and Harvestman Recordig Scheme


The Conchological Society