The Lucid key is an interactive, fully illustrated identification tool that allows you to diagnose over 100 species of synanthropic ants from across the globe. The key is designed to work most effectively by using the best and next best buttons (the icon on the menu bar looks like a magic wand) . Frequent users might want to review the best practices on occasion to pick up additional tips and tricks. For additional documentation visit the links above. Comments including errors, problems and questions can be posted and discussed below. Remember, native species are not included!
Useful tips > Use 'best' and 'next best' buttons | Use 'prune' button | Stop when you have one species remaining
You must select the "Features Available" window to access the "Find Best" and "Prune Redundants" buttons. Restart the key with refresh button on the far left.
Full screen key