catalogueoflife.org

The Catalogue of Life is an online database that provides the world's most comprehensive and authoritative index of known species of animals, plants, fungi and micro-organisms. It was created in 2001 as a partnership between the global Species 2000 and the American Integrated Taxonomic Information System. The Catalogue interface is available in twelve languages and is used by research scientists, citizen scientists, educators, and policy makers. The Catalogue is also used by the Biodiversity Heritage Library, the Barcode of Life Data System, Encyclopedia of Life, and the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. The Catalogue currently compiles data from 168 peer-reviewed taxonomic databases, that are maintained by specialist institutions around the world. As of 2019, the Catalogue lists 1,837,565 of the world's 2.2m extant species known to taxonomists on the planet at present time. More information...

Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website catalogueoflife.org was on the 392nd place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 6th place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "catalogueoflife.org" is the 9th most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before columbia.edu and after alexa.com in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
392nd place
92,091,195
-6,018,332
AR-score:
9th place
247,610,251
+371,605
F-score:
6th place
1,695,946
+2,800

Swedish Wikipedia (sv)

PR-score:
2nd place
57,134,325
-1,066,577
AR-score:
2nd place
155,953,537
+119,797
F-score:
3rd place
1,348,199
+22

Vietnamese Wikipedia (vi)

PR-score:
6th place
15,473,240
-1,391,453
AR-score:
2nd place
79,308,182
+15,061
F-score:
2nd place
186,885
0

English Wikipedia (en)

PR-score:
3,168th place
5,384,923
+38,133
AR-score:
1,143rd place
1,877,140
+28,605
F-score:
228th place
17,764
+47

Spanish Wikipedia (es)

PR-score:
872nd place
2,783,756
-593,704
AR-score:
343rd place
893,715
+25,733
F-score:
119th place
6,307
+739

Croatian Wikipedia (hr)

PR-score:
20th place
1,948,794
-1,143,591
AR-score:
36th place
228,737
+1,075
F-score:
22nd place
1,546
-1

Silesian Wikipedia (szl)

PR-score:
1st place
1,746,487
-72,104
AR-score:
1st place
3,438,777
+760
F-score:
1st place
79,700
0

Romanian Wikipedia (ro)

PR-score:
36th place
1,568,154
-264,755
AR-score:
6th place
3,033,286
+5,946
F-score:
6th place
27,469
0
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