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Distributed Dynamic Diversity Database for Life (4D4Life)

A coherent classification and species checklist of the world's plants, animals, fungi and microbes is fundamental to access information about biodiversity. The Catalogue of Life provides the world with a unique service: a dynamically updated global index of validated scientific names, synonyms and common names integrated within a single taxonomic hierarchy.
Date:1 Jan 2009  →  1 Jan 2012
Keywords:Biological data
Disciplines:Animal systematics and taxonomy, Marine ecology