Bug Identification Tips

Not sure what you’ve found? Use our resources to help you find out..

Use the resources in this section to help you find out what it is you have found.

The Pollinator Identification Chart will help you to identify and learn more about pollinating invertebrates.

The Bug Identification Chart can help you find out where the bug you have found fits within the animal kingdom.

The videos below provide a great guide to the identification of a number of species.

Identification Workshops

Beetles

Introduction to Carrion Beetles

Bees

Solitary bee identification

Butterflies and Moths

The role of Butterflies and moths

Deadwood

Introduction to Deadwood Invertebrates

Dragonflies

Introduction to Dragonflies

Freshwater Invertebrates

Introduction to Freshwater Invertebrates

Invasive non-Native Freshwater Species

Riverflies

Introduction to Mayflies

Recording Riverflies

Identification of Mayfly Larvae

Spiders

Introduction to spiders part 1

Introduction to spiders part 2

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