Certified Taxonomists


Due to COVID-19 and the interruption of testing, all certifications due to expire in 2020 (awarded in 2015) have a one-year extension.

The following files list individuals who have been certified either at order or family level or in one or more taxonomic groups through the Taxonomic Certification Program Genus-Level Certification examination. Certifications stand for five years.

Certified taxonomists: please email if your contact information changes or if you want your contact information removed from the list.

*These links are to live Google documents that may be blocked by some firewalls. If you cannot reach them, you can download the family-level or genus-level lists (PDFs updated annually) or email

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