Atlases of the flora and fauna of Britain and Ireland

The biodiversity of Great Britain and Ireland is the most well-studied af any geographical area of comparable size anywhere in the world. This study has resulted in the publication of distribution atlases for many taxonomic groups. This page lists these publications, grouped taxonomically, and then in order of publication date.

A full atlas is generally regarded as a definitive work on distribution, whereas a provisional atlas is typically produced as an interim stage to show survey progress.

See also:
* Institute of Terrestrial Ecology atlases for details of atlases produced by the Biological Records Centre at the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (ITE)
* British Trust for Ornithology atlases for bird atlases produced by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO).
* Botanical Society of the British Isles atlases for vascular plant atlases produced by the Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI).

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