Zoological Record

Zoological Record is the world's oldest continuing database of animal biology. It is considered the world's leading taxonomic reference, and with coverage back to 1864, has long acted as the world's unofficial register of animal names. The broad scope of coverage ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

Use Zoological Record to:

  • Determine the first appearance of an animal name or new species
  • Track taxonomic and nomenclatural changes
  • Keep up all aspects of animal biology and biodiversity issues


Coverage Dates:
1864 - present