Which species did I see?

Ask an expert!

Do you have any doubts about your identification? Post your picture of a plant or animal on Twitter and ask an expert!


Use these keys to identify plant and animal species:

Invasive plants of Belgium

Species in the Spotlight

For this section we invite scientists and naturalists to tell us about their favorite species. Specially for #HOMEsafari they explain which features are important to recognize certain species.

Asian lady beetle

Common Pipistrelle

Powder Blue Isopod

Tephritis vespertina

Xanthoria parietina


#HOMEsafari is an event of the Green Pioneers project of Meise Botanic Garden, a citizen science project financed by the Flemish government, Department of Economy, Science and Innovation (EWI).


Meise Botanic Garden requests all participants to respect the current measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Consult info-coronavirus.be (FPS Health) for more information on these current measures.