Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

Name Search

This will search valid names, common names, alternative combinations, excluded species and synonyms. It attempts to find exact matches, but allows some flexibility to accommodate subgenera, suffixes and different gender endings.

Multiple names may be specified, separated by line breaks.

You can use the '%' character as a wild card to match any number of characters in your search.

Here are some examples:

To match a species epithet only, you need to provide a wild card to match the other parts of the binomial or trinomial.

If you can't find what you're looking for, the Advanced Search page has some more search options.