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Biodiversity Catalog of Southwest Virginia

The Biodiversity Catalog of Southwest Virginia is an ongoing effort to document the species known to be extant in the Southwest Virginia Community College service area which includes the Virginia counties of Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, and Tazewell.

This Biodiversity Catalog is a work in progress of the SWCC Biology Department.

Click on a taxonomic category for species lists and images.

All tables are scrollable left and right on mobile devices.

Plantae – Plants

Angiosperms, Bryophytes,
Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms

Animalia – Invertebrates

Lepidoptera – Butterflies and Moths

Animalia – Invertebrates

Arachnids, Dragonflies, Damselflies,
Other Insects


Animalia – Vertebrates

Amphibians, Birds,
Mammals, Reptiles



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