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Taxonomy and the Classification, Identification, and Nomenclature of Organisms: VIU Library Field Guides - Species Identification

phyologeny, systematics, cladistics, cladogram, field guides, species identification

Finding eBooks in the VIU Library

Use the LibrarySearch link (below) to search the VIU Library collection for field guides on your topic.

The box to the right provides examples of keywords you can use for this search.

 

 

    


 

Field Guides

Field Guides

The library has a collection of different field guides that are aids in the identification of organisms or species.

 

In LibrarySearch (in the box to the left), complete a keyword search by combining the keyword:   identification with a another keyword. (The word ‘and’ is automatically assumed between each keyword.)

 

For example:               identification  birds

 

The following are examples of keywords:

 Algae

Aquatic invertebrates

Aquatic insects

 

Bacteria

Berries

Birds

Birds and north America

Birds and western canada

Birds of prey

Birds of prey and british columbia

Butterflies 

 

Caterpillars

Coastal plants

 

Dolphins

Endangered species

 

Fishes

Fishes and north America

Freshwater fishes

Fungi

 

Insects

Invertebrates

 

Marine mammals

Marsh plants

Medicinal plants

Mountain plants

Mountain plants and pacific northwest

Mushrooms

 

Old growth forests

Old growth forests and pacific northwest

 

Plants

Plants and british columbia

 

Shrubs

Spiders

 

Trees

Trees and north america

 

Wetland plants

Wild flowers

Wild plants and edible

Whales