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Table 1 Summary of data sources.

From: Improved data retrieval from TreeBASE via taxonomic and linguistic data enrichment

Data Source Download Date/Version Data Source Content
ITIS January 2004 413,227
ITIS October 2005 400,863
GRIN July 2005 94,146
NCBI September 2004 273,404
NCBI October 2005 346,840
SP2K 2006 Annual Checklist 1,262,469
ALGAEBASE SP2K 2005 Annual Checklist 38,150
MSOW July 2005 6,058
Aves Checklists from early bird project
nam980612 1998 [44] 12,034
American Ornithological Union 1983 [39] 4,936
American Ornithological Union 1998 [40] 2,755
Sibley and Monroe 1997 [33] 11,932
Peters 1987 [42] 11,267
Clements 2000 [43] 19,305
Bird_names IOC World bird names 2006 19,313
Morony, Bock, and Farrand 1975 [41] 11,455
  1. Updates have been performed for ITIS and NCBI.