Using the key

Start the identification process by making selections from the list of available features, as the key is a random access tool you may select the characteristics in any order. They key will then determine the species matching your selections, and any species that are rejected will be moved to the list of discarded entities.

'FAST FIND characters' subset: This identification key has a subset of features called 'FAST FIND' that are enabled by default. The features in this subset were designed to quickly reduce the number of remaining entities to a few species. You can add or remove subsets at any time by selecting the 'Subsets' option from the main toolbar.

For a more in depth explanation to using the identification key please refer to the 'How to guide' which can be accessed from the 'Home' page.