Identification Resources
*** Identification   @ In depth information
# Send photographs for ID

MDC Field Guides 

Animal Diversity Web @

Insects Send photos for ID # ***
How to use Bigguide
Bi-State Bugs - Missouri and Illinois#
Entomology- class and order @

Ants of Southeast US

Butterflies and Moths
BAMONA-Butterflies and Moths of North America ***
Moth Photographers Photo ID ***
ID by Shape and color ***
Host Plants by BF Species
Caterpillars- ID by color and features***

@Spider Identification by color
Brown Recluse resource
Spider ID by photographs

Slugs and Snails
Discover Life Snail key

Allaboutbirds- Cornell ***
Audubon Guide ***
Dendroica (Bird Calls)

Herps- Amphibians and Reptiles
 Herps of Iowa- photos ***
Herp Photographs- MO***
Amphibian Web ***
Frog Calls***

Native Plant Finder@
USDA Plant Fact Sheets @
Plant Anatomy Illustration @
Plant anatomy and terms @ PDF
Edible Wild Plants
Insect-plant associations
Bryophytes - Moss and Liverworts

Wildflowers @@
ID by color, shape **
Wildflower ID
US Wildflowers
Missouri recommended native plants
Kansas Wildflowers and Grasses

Tree ID Key, Virginia Tech @ **
Tree Leaf Key- Illustrated
Winter tree ID
Bud terms
Bud Families A-F
Bud Families G-Z
Galls with photos@

Invasive species
Plant and Animal @ ***

Mushroom ID Key *** @
Fungi on Wood
Garden Pests
Plant pests and Diseases
MOBot Garden Pests

Geology Timeline of Missouri
100 million years of Missouri history-Video
Burlington Limestone, Mississippian
Atlas of MO Ecoregions- (download PDF)
Lichen Identification
Student resources
Wikipedia for kids