AbstractUpdated information on the classification of the soils of the U.S. Virgin Islands is discussed. The U.S. Soil Taxonomy System is followed. A complete picture is given that facilitates the location of each series within the different categories of the system: order, sub-order, great group, sub-group, and family. An alphabetical list of series, with their classification, is provided. The following orders are present: Alfisols, Entisols, Inceptisols, Mollisols, Ultisols, and Vertisols. There are 23 established classified series. Of these, nine also occur in Puerto Rico. The type location of the remaining 14 occur in the Virgin Islands.
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