Identification Guides

These pages provide details of reference material to help you to identify different subjects. We have concentrated on groups of species that are easier to identify and for which there are readily-available books or other resources.

Identification Guide - symbolsThe symbols on the right have been used to show the type of reference.

The following conventions have been used to show the target audience:

[Beg] – Beginner
[Adv] – Advanced

To view resources for the species that you are interested in click on the links below:

Fungi and Lichen
Insects – The Insects section is being updated.
Millipedes and Centipedes
Reptiles and Amphibians
Slugs and Snails
Spiders and Harvestmen

We welcome suggested additions to this list and intend that it will build up in its coverage and hence usefulness over time.