A Key to Soil Mites in the UK

Background

This key to the major groups of UK soil mites is under development by Felicity Crotty (Aberystwyth University) and Matthew Shepherd (Natural England). The latest version of the test key will always be available from the link below. Older versions of the key are also accessible.

Current Version (2014-04-01) [Download]

This version of the key addressed some of the issues around the text in version 2014-03-07 that emerged as it was field tested at the Natural England Soil Mesofauna course held at FSC Preston Montford in March 2014.

Version 2014-03-07 [Download]

The original version of the key developed for teaching and field testing at the Natural England Soil Mesofauna course held at FSC Preston Montford in March 2014.

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith