Fauna and Flora of China


Flora of China Database:  http://zgdwz.lifescience.com.cn/

Fauna of China Database: http://zgdwz.lifescience.com.cn/



2017/09/08 to 2017/12/07



“Fauna and Flora of China” include two databases: Flora of China Database and Fauna of China Database.

Flora of China Database is built based on Flora Republica Popularis Sinica, which was published by Science Press. This book series include 80 volumes, 126 issues, more than 50 million words, 9,080 illustrations, and ca. 100,000 scientific names.  31,142 species belong to 301 families and 3,408 genera were recorded from China. Meanwhile, the morphological characters, habitat, geographic distributions, economic uses and phenology period were recorded. The book series were compiled and accomplished by 312 authors and 164 illustrators from more than 80 institutes and universities, with an accumulation of 80 years’ efforts and 45 years of strenuous work.

Fauna of China Database is based on Fauna of China, which is also published by Science Press. In this book series, invertebrates, vertebrates and insects were recorded with amounted to about 1 billion words, 6 million illustrations and ca. 5 million scientific names. This is the first book which systematically recorded the whole fauna of China, and it also included research history of fauna in China, morphology, systematic systems, geographical distributions, biological and ecological information, and economic uses etc.

Main features include:

Quick Search: Search one species’ information by its Chinese name, Latin name or other information. We try to provide one-stop multilingual services for professional users.

Geographical search: you can search for all species’ geographic distribution to provincial level.

Display: you can view and copy the descriptions of all the plant and animal species occur in China, and view results by different classification systems. Fragmented knowledge matched with high resolution PDF files of the original scanning of books were provided.

Multi-terminal adapted: excellent multi-terminal adaptability, convenient for mobile use.