Catalogue of Life China, 2013 Annual…

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Catalogue of Life China, 2013 Annual Checklist(Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

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Organized by the Biodiversity Committee of Chinese Academy of Sciences (BC-CAS),Catalogue of Life China 2013 Annual Checklist edition has been compiled by Species 2000 China Node, published by Science Press and released during the 3rd National Biodiversity Informatics Conference in Shanghai on September 14. Consistent with the Species 2000 data standard, each species page includes scientific name, synonyms, common name, literature, classification system, distribution and Chinese name with Pinyin. The reviewers for each record are also listed. There are 66708 species, 9754infraspecific taxa, 95362 synonyms and 32327 common names in this edition, including 7 kingdoms, 30 phylums, 83 classes, 397 orders, 1 959 families and 11 731 genera. Compare with the last edition, another 6 000 species orinfraspecific taxa and more than 170 000 Latin are added. The main change in the 2013 edition are:about 4000 species or infraspecific taxa were added in Animalia Arthropoda; about 1800 species or infraspecific taxa were added in Fungi Basidiomycota; about 250 species or infraspecific taxa were added in Plantae Angiosperms; about 390 species or infraspecific taxa were added in Protozoa, Amoeba. The national annual species checklist has been compiled and released since 2008 by the participants of Species 2000 China Node, together with more than 100 domestic and overseas taxonomists. It follows the data standard of the Standard Dataset of the Species 2000, and provides the Catalogue of Life China to all users in the world.

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The total species number in the Annual Checklist China, 2013 is 76462 spp. & infraspecific taxa. Animalia (Animals) . 25694 spp. & 3813 infraspecific taxa. Bacteria . 158 spp. & 5 infraspecific taxa. Chromista . 1540 spp. & 414 infraspecific taxa. Fungi . 1579 spp. & 41 infraspecific taxa. Protozoa . 1671 spp. & 74 infraspecific taxa. Plantae (Plants) . 35719 spp. & 5268 infraspecific taxa. Viruses . 347 spp. & 139 infraspecific taxa. Each species in the checklist will have following information: (1) Accepted scientific name (and reference) (2) Chinese name and its Pinyin (Chinese in Roman alphabet format) (3) Synonyms (and references) (4) Common names (and references) (5) Latest taxonomic scrutiny (name of person and date) (6) Source database (7) Additional data (optional) (8) Family to which species belongs (9) Classification above family, and highest taxon in database (10) Distribution (11) Reference(s) (optional) Editors of 2013 Annual Checklist China Keping Ma, Member of Species 2000 Directors, Leader of Species 2000 China Node, at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Liqiang Ji, Team member of Species 2000, Leader of IT Group of Species 2000 China Node, Organizer of Zoological Datasets, at Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Haining Qin, Organizer of Botanical Datasets, at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Yijian Yao, Organizer of Fungi Datasets, at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Zhongli Sha, Organizer of Marine Species Datasets, at Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, China Congtian Lin, Annual Checklist Dataset Compiler, at Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Han Yan, Annual Checklist Dataset Compiler, at Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Lisong Wang, Annual Checklist Dataset Compiler, at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Huijie Qiao, Software and User Interface Programmer, Annual Checklist Dataset Compiler, at Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China Ronggui Li, Website Administrator and Programmer, at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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Yinan Liu
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the Office of the Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences No. 20, Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District 100093 Beijing Beijing China +86-10-62836603
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Yinan Liu
Director
the Office of the Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences No. 20, Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District 100093 Beijing Beijing China +86-10-62836603
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Biodiversity Committee Chinese Academy of Sciences
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Committee, Chinese Academy of Sciences No. 20, Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District 100093 Beijing Beijing China +86-10-62836603

doi:10.15468/rgugm4

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Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

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Jun 26, 2014

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Jun 15, 2014

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