Species Search Engine

The species search engine provides data from the German national Red Lists of animals, plants and fungi, such as the threat category, status of population, population trends and additional information.

Please enter the scientific species name.


... of fungi and lichens


of vertebrates


of plants


of invertebrates

are threatened or extinct.

(related to the taxa assessed in the German Red Lists)

Salamandra salamandra. Foto: Mirko Paric.

The German Red List Centre

On behalf of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation, the German Red List Centre acts as the central coordination unit for all national Red Lists of animals, plants and fungi in Germany. Red Lists are scientific publications produced by relevant experts that aim to inform the public about the level of threat to species. The key tasks of the centre include the technical, administrative and financial support of taxonomic specialists. Read more ...

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