Environment and Biodiversity Databases

Environmental Databases

Geographical Databases

Global Biodiversity Databases

Parasite Databases

  • Gibson DI, Bray RA, Harris EA (2005) Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London. Link
  • Shinn AP, Harris PD, Cable J, Bakke TA, Paladini G, Bron JE (2011) GyroDb Link
  • Lichtenfels R, Hoberg EP, Pilitt PA (2011) U.S. National Parasite Collection - U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Biosystematics and National Parasite Collection Unit. Bletsville Maryland. Link

Vertebrate Databases


  • Fishbase: A Global Information System on Fishes
  • FishNet: Fish collections around the world


  • Mammfaun: a taxon- and faunal unit-oriented bibliography of (mostly) pre-1993 publications concerning the geographical distribution of mammals
  • Manis: Mammal Networked Information System


  • The Reptile Database: taxonomic data, distribution and literature references – HerpNET: A global network of herpetological collections data


  • ORNithological Information System (Ornis): Ornithological collections data portal
  • Avibase: an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over 9 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information, taxonomy, synonyms etc.
  • A large selection of species occurrence, environmental and phylogenetic databases


  • ISTAT: Statistics for Italy

Sources from Simone Fattorini, and the Internet. Compiled by Xingfeng Si.

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