UK Species Inventory

Why Name Species?
Background to the UKSpecies project.[more]

Species Names
Origins of common and scientific names.[more]

Facts and figures about the project.[more]

More UK biodiversity resources.

Species assemblage

UK Species Website - Terms and Conditions of Use

Use of the UK Species website ("Site") is offered to you by Green Man Software Ltd subject to your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices given below ("Terms and Conditions of Use").

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We have a separate Privacy Policy which governs our use of your personal information.

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While Green Man Software Ltd makes every effort to ensure that the information supplied on this Site is accurate, we cannot be held responsible for any errors, omissions or defects, and make no warranties, representations or undertakings about its content (please ensure that you have read and understood our disclaimer). All information is subject to change without notice.

The Site provides a number of references and links to other websites or resources. In such cases we can accept no responsibility for the content of such items.

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Species information submitted through the Site will become the property of Green Man Software Ltd. Where information is supplied together with conditions restricting publication or other use, we will respect these conditions at all times. However we cannot recognise conditions restricting the use of data which are supplied separately from the data, except by prior agreement.

Green Man Software Ltd recognises no obligation to include submitted data in the UK Species database or any other data compilation.


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Species assemblage