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This page is deprecated and will be removed. Please use the new Taxon Compare tool at http://www.itis.gov/taxmatch.html

Compare Taxonomy/Nomenclature

Please Note: A prototype ITIS Taxonomic Metadata Tool has been added as an option to enable generation of a component of the FGDC Biological Profile with SGML output. It is currently based on an input file of scientific names only. The prototype will be enhanced in the coming months. Please review the Taxonomic Tool Use Guidelines document for more information.


Step 1 - Upload and Identify File

  • Choose your comparison file to upload from your system to the ITIS server:

    File Name:
  • Confirm file name or type in the file name to be matched against ITIS (this entry is case-sensitive, please enter the name exactly as you transferred it) :


    Select the character delimiter used to separate the fields within the file:

    This page is deprecated and will be removed. Please use the new Taxon Compare tool at http://www.itis.gov/taxmatch.html

    Please limit your comparisons to 100 names at a time to avoid timeout problems.
    This function will be replaced with a more efficient version when that version is ready.



    Press the Step 2 button to continue:

    To reset the file name and delimiter, press the reset button:
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