This mobile app allows you to search for the scientific name and classification of an animal or a plant. You can save the species that you are interested in on your mobile device. You can delete (remove) any species that you had saved as well. This is a useful tool for a farmer, a biologist, or anyone interested in the natural world.
Search tips and notes can be found in the Advanced Search section. Scroll down the screen to see the tips.
You can also use the Web version where you can share species links on Twitter and LinkedIn. Go here: http://BioNameSearch.com/.
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. 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).