NPS - Inventory and Monitoring Program - NPSpecies - Park Species Lists

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Certified species lists from 312 US National Park Units, from the NPSpecies IRMA database, accessed 05-Nov-2014. United States National Park Service (NPS).


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NPSpecies - The National Park Service Biodiversity Database. IRMA Portal version. Certified species lists. Accessed 2014-11-07.


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Occurrence; protected area; national park; species


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Geographic Coverage

Protected areas in the United States and its territories, managed by the US National Park Service.

Bounding Coordinates South West [18.51, -167.5], North East [67.26, -66.29]

Taxonomic Coverage

69,801 taxa from five Kingdoms.

Kingdom Animalia, Chromista, Bacteria, Fungi, Plantae