List of species databases

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This is a list of species databases. According to Catalogue of Life, there are 2.2 million species on the planet known to taxonomists as of 2019.

  • Catalogue of Life - It holds essential information on the names, relationships and distributions of over 1.8 million species.
  • Encyclopedia of Life - Collaborative encyclopedia intended to document all of living species known to science.
  • The Plant List - List of botanical names of species of plants created by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden and launched in 2010.
  • Tree of Life Web Project - Project providing information about the diversity and phylogeny of life on Earth.
  • WikiSpecies - A comprehensive free content catalogue of all species with over 600,000 articles.
  • World Flora Online - A compendium of the world's plant species, 1.3 million names, 350,000 accepted species, 55,000 images.