Integrated Taxonomic Information System

authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world

The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) is an American organization. It works with several federal agencies to unify the information gathered about different taxonomy of biological species.[1] It provides a common database for these agencies to use. ITIS was originally formed in 1996.


  1. "ITIS Memorandum of Understanding". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2008-04-04. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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