Search the Species Directory database

This form allows searching of the Species Directory Database. Search results will reflect all names listed for Great Britain and Ireland, with live links into this site for species covered here.

Please enter either complete names or use a percentage sign % as a wildcard. eg. to find species like ciliata or ciliatum you can enter ciliat%. Note that for Authorities this behaviour is reversed to allow for leading brackets and trailing dates. eg. searching for johnston will bring up both Johnston, 1842 and (Johnston, 1838).

Picton, B.E. & Howson, C.M. (eds) 2000. The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum and The Marine Conservation Society, Belfast and Ross-on-Wye. CD-ROM Edition.
Available from the MCS bookshop