Identification Sheet for Use in Biodiversity of Ponds or similar activities

Other Resources

Mic-UK - Pond Life Identification

Pond Pack (rbkc.gov.uk)

Nikon Microscopy

Pond Identification Sheet

Insects & Arthopods

Caddisfly larvae

 

dragonfly nymphdiving beetle diving beetle larvae

mayfly nymphwater boatman

 

water cricketwater scorpion whirlygig beetle

 

Protozoans and Small Animals

 

pondeuglenaEuglena

pond

pond

pond

rotiferrotiferRotifers waterbearWaterbear (tardigrade)

nematodeNematode flatwormPlanarian

cyclopscyclops shrimpwater shrimpwaterfleawater flea (Daphnia)

Algae and Other Microorganisms

Volvox (green)Haematococcus (red colored)dinoflagellate (red, green, some multicolored)

Desmids (green)spirogyraSpirogyra (green)

Anything green and stringy can be classified as an algae!!!