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The major databases of ABCDNet were Asia Species Database Construction and Asia Red List Database Construction.  

Asia Species List

Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and comprises 30% ...

Asia Red List

The IUCN Red List is the most comprehensive information source


Data publishers and data users shouldn’t have to take on the tedious technical detail of these standards. Good application tools can ensure standard compliance while providing an intuitive interface that allows users to focus on the content instead of its underlying structure.

Taxonomic Tree Tool
The Taxonomic Tree Tool (TTT) is a web-based platform to accelerate the work of taxonomists. It was developed by the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It allows ...

Darwin Core Archive Assistant
The Darwin Core Archive Assistant is a web application that presents a simple interface

Data Owners

Data ownership refers to both the possession of and responsibility for information. Ownership implies power as well as control. The control of information includes not just the ability to access, create, modify, package, derive benefit from, sell or remove data, but also the right to assign these access privileges to others.

Implicit in having control over access to data is the ability to share data with colleagues that promote advancement in a field of investigation (the notable exception to the unqualified sharing of data would be research involving human subjects).

Network Resources

Biodiversity databases store taxonomic information which provide information on the biodiversity of a particular area or group of living organisms. They may store specimen-level information, species-level information, information on nomenclature, or any combination of the above. Most are available ...

Global Thematic Databases

There are some Global Thematic Databases contain specific information of Asia biodiversity.

          Animalia      Fungi     Plantae  

Use of Data

All readers are welcome to use the database, however, there are several rules for sharing data. Our data sharing and use policy sets out the terms and conditions by which ABCDNet will process, use and share data that we receive. The document is intended to help and inform collators and ...