Unido: 26.abr.2019 Última actividad: 05.jul.2020

I find everything interesting, I am an expert on nothing. Currently obsessed with land snails and marine molluscs. Also spiders. I like photographing critters without bothering them too much (if that means they can't be identified to species level, so be it). Thank you for all IDs and comments.

Mainly as bookmarks for myself, but also in case it is useful to others, I will list some identification resources as I come across them.

- France: MNHN Biodiversicles app (Android app; allows filtering by region and by intuitive traits; with good photos of shells for all species + map for France; a great identifying resource inc for beginners; in French)
- Iberia & Balearics: Cadevall & Orozco (2016) Caracoles y Babosas de la Península Ibérica y Baleares (excellent book for identification; with good photos of shells, sometimes of the live animal too + description + maps; in Spanish)
- Global: (database of species; with some ID info + photos of shells; particularly useful to see a diversity of shells; in English)
- Iberia & Macaronesia: (database with photos of shells + description + distribution maps; in Spanish)
- Continental Portugal: Albuquerque de Matos (2014) Atlas dos Caracóis Terrestres e de Águas Doces e Salobras Portugal Continent (book; with photos of land AND freshwater species; maps in Atlas format; in Portuguese)
- Global: IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (database of species, progressively getting more complete - many European species there already; not an ID resource, but useful for its global distribution maps; also conservation status, habitat, threats; in English).
- Andaluzia: ICTIOTERM (database of common species, with good photos and a little description; in Spanish)

- Global: DORIS (Données d'Observations pour la Reconnaissance et l'Identification de la faune et la flore Subaquatiques) (database with photos of live animals and shells + description + distribution notes + similar species; in French)
- Global: Marine Species Identification Portal (database with a photo + description + distribution notes; in English)
- France (Atlantic/Channel): (great photos + great ID tips; in French) (particularly useful for the N. Sea)
- British Isles: (Bivalves only; 1 page per species, great photos + description + distribution in the BI; in English)
- Mediterranean: (great photos, great photo index)
- World: Hardy's Internet Guide to Marine Gastropods (catalogue with a good diversity of photos)
- Morddyn's flicker albums: excellent photos and detailed ID notes for some British species inc gastropodes (e.g. Littorina, trivia, limpets) and barnacles

Insects (& spiders), France: (in French) - great photo gallery, forum with ID tips
Jumping spiders, France: (in French). Great photos/description. Inc comparative table.
Spiders, France: (in French). Great photos/descriptions per species
Spiders, France & Belgium: - great photos
European cicada sounds:
Centipedes, France: (in French)

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