Other resources

Workshop materials

Most of the resources below have been developed for training workshops run by Martin Harvey. The versions here were last updated in February 2018.

  • Workshop handouts (revised Feb 2018): PDF, includes sections on
    • Identifying the group
    • Resources list
    • Sending in records
    • Taking photographs for identification and recording
  • Soldierflies and allies checklist (includes scientific and English names, identification difficulty, plus notes on habitats, distribution and conservation status based on the 2017 review):
  • See also the additional notes to support the Stubbs and Drake ID keys.

Recording scheme presentations

"Bee-flies and beyond" for Natural History Society of Northumbria, February 2022:


A presentation given at the Bedfordshire Natural History Society "neglected insects" conference in November 2016: