What Bug Is That? A Guide To Australian Insect Families
arachne.org.au: This site is a working draft for a field guide, due to be out in 2017. It’s really useful if you already have a rough idea about various spider families.
Spiders of Australia: A bit clunky, but has a useful pictorial overview of some of the garden spiders. Useful to narrowing it down to family.
Downloadable keys for the identification of Water Beetles: Downloadable booklets for Whirligig beetles, diving beetles and crawling water beetles.
Grasshoppers, locusts, crickets and katydids belong to a group of insects known as orthopterans (meaning ‘straight wings’).
via Australian Museum
Locust and grasshopper identification guide: This pictorial guide is designed to assist with the identification of Australian locusts and grasshoppers of economic importance.
Australian Dragonfly Identification Key: the interactive identification key guide to the dragonflies and damselflies
Moths and butterflies are grouped together in the order Lepidoptera, which means ‘scaly wings.’
Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths: Links to descriptions of biology, behaviour, distribution, life histories, and images of 3,800 named and described Australian Lepidoptera species,
- Australian Moths Online: This site provides images of Australian moths that have been reliably identified by CSIRO
Xyloryctine Moths of Australia A living document exploring all the moths of this genus
The order that includes ants, bees and wasps.
- Guide to Camponotus Ants of Australia: Downloadable guide
- AntWiki: Morphology and terminology: Incredibly useful if you are just starting to ID ants
- Antwiki: Australasian Region Species List
- Aussie Bee promotes the preservation and enjoyment of Australian native bees.
Millipedes Of Australia: A checklist of the described species of millipedes native to Australia. It is a resource for taxonomists, not an identification guide
External Anatomy of Polydesmida: Polydesmida is the biggest of the 16 orders within the arthropod class Diplopoda (millipedes). This site walks you through the external anatomy of this millipedes in this order. Really useful for beginners!
Table #1 of this document (page 4) has diagrams of common lerp species
This key will enable any leafhopper found in Australia and neighbouring regions to be identified to Subfamily or Tribe. Checklists of species in each country are provided for each group and identification keys are provided to enable identification to genus for those groups that are sufficiently well known for this to be possible.
This key has been written to help identify specimens of Nasonovia ribisnigri (Mosley), the currant lettuce aphid, and monitor its spread in Australia. The opportunity has been taken to provide a means by which other species of aphids found on lettuce in Australia can be differentiated.