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Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Excerpted from the website description:
- Hosted by the USGS Center for Biological Informatics (CBI), through the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII). Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency ITIS Teams.
Excerpted from the website:
- Welcome to ITIS, the Integrated Taxonomic Information System! Here you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world. We are a partnership of U.S., Canadian, and Mexican agencies (ITIS-North America); other organizations; and taxonomic specialists. ITIS is also a partner of Species 2000 and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF). The ITIS and Species 2000 Catalogue of Life (CoL) partnership is proud to provide the taxonomic backbone to the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).