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Naming & Species Information Web Sites
ION: Index to Organism Names
Contains millions of animal names, both fossil and recent, at all taxonomic ranks, reported from the scientific literature since 1978.
A registry for all recorded taxon names with links to additional taxonomic resources such as NCBI, Species 2000, and USGS species databank.
Gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.
Species Occurrence Data - BISON
From the USGS's Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON) project. Site includes mapping and data tools.
Invasive Species Web Sites
Global Invasive Species Database
The Global Invasive Species Database aims to increase awareness about invasive alien species and to facilitate effective prevention and management activities. It is managed by the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the Species Survival Commission of IUCN (the International Union for Conservation of Nature).
Invasive Species Databases (USGS)
The US Geological Survey has provided links to databases, networks, and initiatives that share invasive species information at the local, regional, national, and international level.
National Invasive Species Information Center (USDA)
This web site serves as a reference gateway to information, organizations, and services about invasive species. Maintained by the National Agricultural Library.
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