Orders, Suborders & Cohorts of Mites in Soil

Orders, Suborders & Cohorts of Mites in Soil The taxonomy of mites is in a state of flux. ¬†About two dozen major taxa of mites living in soil are currently recognised and variously designated as…

Beetles of the World

Beetles of the World Beetles (order Coleoptera) are the most diverse and species-rich group of animals in the world. This fully-illustrated key allows users to identify adult beetles to the level of family, subfamily, and…

Key to 100 Common Suburban Weeds

Common Australian Garden Weeds Released as a part of The University of Queensland Centenary, Common Australian Garden Weeds is designed for the identification of 100 species of weeds that are common in suburban areas around Australia.…

Key to Pond Organisms

Key to Pond Organisms Simple key to common organisms found in ponds. Author: Tal Taylor Key to Pond Organisms Lucid Player interface Key to Pond Organisms Lucid Player image gallery Key to Pond Organisms Lucid…

Australian Soft Scale (Coccidae) Genera

Australian Soft Scale (Coccidae) Genera This is the first key to the known genera of Australian soft scales (Sternorryncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae). About 80 described species of soft scales in 26 genera have been recorded from…

Dohrniphora longirostrata group

Dohrniphora longirostrata group Dohrniphora longirostrata are a group of insects called phorid flies or scuttle flies, or “coffin flies”. Author: Dr Brian Brown, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Dohrniphora longirostrata Lucid key interface Dohrniphora…

Frogs of the Solomon Islands

Frogs of the Solomon Islands This key is designed for live specimens of the 21 frog species from the political Solomon Islands (excludes Bougainville). It is mainly for use with adult specimens but may be…

The Pea Key

The Pea Key The legume family Fabaceae is one of the most diverse in the world with more than 19,000 species, which are usually recognised by their pod-shaped fruit (peas and beans). Faboideae is its…

Key to Insect Orders

Key to Insect Orders Using this unique keying software (Lucid) you do not need to know the taxonomy of the Insect Order you are trying to identify – you can progress from any level or…