IDENTIFICATION WEBSITES

Below are some examples of the most popular identification websites, some of which I have co-authored and others that contain examples of the most common species. It is my intention to add other additional less well-known groups as and when time permits!

Butterflies & Moths

NATIONAL MUSEUMS NORTHERN IRELAND http://www.habitas.org.uk 

THE BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS OF NORTHERN IRELAND http://www.habitas.org.uk/moths/   

MOTHS IRELAND MAPPING IRELAND'S MOTHS www.mothsireland.com

BUTTERFLY IRELAND www.butterflyireland.com    

UK MOTHS OF BRITAIN AND IRELAND ukmoths.org.uk   

LIFE HISTORIES OF BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS www.ukleps.org     

BRITISH LEAFMINERS www.leafmines.co.uk

Dragonflies

 DRAGONFLYIRELAND www.habitas.org.uk/dragonflyireland   

BRITISH DRAGONFLY SOCIETY british-dragonflies.org.uk

Beetles

GROUND BEETLES OF IRELAND www.habitas.org.uk/groundbeetles     

LADYBIRDS OF IRELAND www.habitas.org.uk/ladybirds

Wildflowers

FLORA OF NORTHERN IRELAND www.habitas.org.uk/flora     

IRISH WILDFLOWERS www.irishwildflowers.ie   

HARDY ORCHID SOCIETY www.hardyorchidsociety.org.uk

IRISH ORCHID SOCIETY www.irishorchidsociety.org  

Lichens

LICHENIRELAND www.habitas.org.uk/lichenireland   

IRISH LICHENS www.irishlichens.ie 

BRITISH LICHEN SOCIETY www.britishlichensociety.org.uk

Orthoptera

GRASSHOPPERS OF EUROPE www.grasshoppersofeurope.com 

Fungi

FIRST NATURE https://www.first-nature.com/fungi/~id-guide.php