February 6, 2012

The Export Checklist produces a list of species for a given area together with the number of occurrences recorded in that area.

Note these records reflect the data held in the Atlas, and not the list of all species potentially found within an area.

Export Checklist menu option

Export Checklist menu option

From the menu option, select ‘Export’, and then ‘Checklist’.

Export Checklist apply to an area

Select an area for the species checklist

Press the ‘Next’ button. Note the ‘Define new area’ involves an extra step (please refer to Add Area for additional information).

The Species List Results Preview shows the first 200 species found in the area and the number of occurrences for each species.

Export Checklist species list preview

Species List Results Preview window

Pressing the ‘Download’ button will produce a CSV file of all the Species and the number of occurrences.

Export Checklist and Save or Open

Save the file to your file system or open it online

The fields in the CSV file are:

  • Family Name
  • Scientific Name
  • Common name/s
  • Taxon rank
  • Scientific Name LSID
  • Number of occurrences

Export Checklist download in Excel

Species List downloaded in Excel