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Focus: Ecology (population, community, behavior, conservation, biodiversity), evolution (population genetics, selection), cell biology (membranes)

Focus: Zoology, botany, geology & paleontology, anthropology, physical sciences & engineering

Location of Study: Mostly Japan, some are in South Asia

an open access platform containing species interaction (e.g., predation, parasitism, pollination, disease vector) data for worldwide organisms 

Focus: Arthropods (Worldwide)

This collection is the combined inventory of 225+ academic institutions / museums / research centers from North America

Focus: Invertebrates except terrestrial arthropods (Worldwide)

This collection is the combined inventory of 30+ academic institutions / museums from mostly North America

Focus: Dermestidae Coleopteran (Worldwide)

Complete systematics worldwide & 245 species in Europe

Focus:  Vertebrate & invertebrate animals (Italy)

57400+ species listed

Focus:  Vertebrate & invertebrate animals (Iberia)

thousand of species span across 33 phyla

Focus: Marine plants, non-vertebrate animals, fungi, protozoans, bacteria, chromista (Europe)

32000+ taxon listed

Focus: Fishes (Worldwide)

34700+ species listed

Focus: Non-bird reptiles (Worldwide)

11570+ species listed

Focus: Cephalopods (Worldwide)

700+ species listed

Focus: Amphibians (Worldwide)

8381+ species listed

Focus: Amphibians (Worldwide)

8378+ species listed

Focus:  Plants, animals, fungi, protozoans, viruses, bacteria, chromista, archaeans (Worldwide)

2 million+ listed species

Focus:  Plants, animals, fungi, protozoans, viruses, bacteria, chromista, archaeans, and other unknown groups (Worldwide)

1.89 billion+ records

Focus: Land and freshwater animals; various phyla (Europe)

~181,000 verified taxon name

Focus:  Plants, animals, fungi, protozoans, bacteria, chromista, archaeans (Worldwide)

~868,000 species & other taxons, >90% verified in scientific literature

Focus: Marine invertebrate species (Worldwide)

~239,000 species listed, 97% verified

Focus: Vertebrate & invertebrate animals (Worldwide)

2 million+ records

Focus: Vertebrate & invertebrate animals (Africa)

4792+ records out of the ~10 million specimens are listed here

Focus: Palm oil & sustainable development, animal ecology, biodiversity conservation, land use, human-wildlife conflict

Location of Study:  Sabah (East Malaysia) & Indonesia

Focus: Palm oil & sustainable development, animal ecology, biodiversity conservation, land use

Location of Study:  Sabah (East Malaysia) & Indonesia