Biological Name Search


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This website allows you to search for the scientific name and classification of an animal or a plant. Enter a common name or a keyword in the text field and click GO. Or use advanced search for more options. It is recommended to use advanced search. It will be better and faster on your Android mobile device.

The database is a compilation of three sources from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the PLANTS Database; the University of Michigan, the Animal Diversity Web (ADW); and the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), a partnership of U.S., Canadian, and Mexican government agencies. See Bibliography. Prior to upload, data records had been reviewed by hand for verification purposes. Please send any errors and mistakes by e-mail to Support@OASIS.AG. The database is updated with corrections and new entries.

A free tool and public service provided by Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS).