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Mammal Diversity Database

Mammal Diversity Database;
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  • Published: 24 Sep 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
<p>Accurate taxonomy is central to the study of biological diversity, as it provides the needed evolutionary framework for taxon sampling and interpreting results. While the number of recognized species in the class Mammalia has increased through time, tabulation of those increases has relied on the sporadic release of revisionary compendia like the <em>Mammal Species of the World</em> (MSW) series. Here, we present the <strong>Mammal Diversity Database</strong> (MDD), a digital, publically accessible, and updateable list of all mammalian species, now available online: <a href="https://mammaldiversity.org">https://mammaldiversity.org</a>. The MDD will continue t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Mammalia, Species, Diversity, Checklist, Rodentia, Chiroptera, Artiodactyla, Richness, Evolution, Ecology, Conservation, FOS: Biological sciences
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