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The Advanced Search allows you to find species with specific characteristics.  The Rank and Status will search based on how that species is ranked by NatureServe (Global Ranks), the Montana Natural Heritage Program (State Ranks), and by federal agency status.

  • Selecting multiple items Between the major sections will result in an "AND" search
    • (eg. Common Name=Bats AND Species of Concern=SOC)
  • Selecting multiple items Within a pick list will result in an "OR" search
    • (eg. Species of Concern = SOC OR Potential SOC)
Animal and Plants Search
Scientific Name:
Common Name:
Scientific Name:
Common Name:

Major Taxonomic Group
Multi-select is allowed.  Use <CTRL><Click> to select or deselect.
Species Rank / Status
Multi-select is allowed but only within a Single picklist.  Use <CTRL><Click> to select or deselect.

Ecological Systems Search


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PDF Creator

Create a Custom PDF Field Guide with your own list of species

Customize the Cover Page with your own Title.
First line will be Dark Green, extra lines will be Maroon.
(Scientific Names, one per line or comma delimited)
Enter or paste the Scientific Names you wish to include
in the sort order you want them displayed in the PDF.