Martin Harvey's picture

websites for identifying insects

I was running a training day for the British Entomological and Natural History Society a couple of weeks ago, on how to use keys to identify insects, and as part of that I posted a couple of lists of online keys on my blog. In case they're of interest, the links are:

online keys

downloadable keys

Any information about other sites I've missed off the lists would be welcome.

See also the keys to various species groups on iSpot:



colhig17's picture


Very useful, thanks. There are so many invertebrates, and often pretty similar, so it's great to have somewhere to start


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