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【Biodiversity in China】Published: Sept. 29, 2021 Volume 6, Issue 3 1412 22

A dataset of morphological traits of birds based on Fauna Sinica

Xue Yantao, Wang Jiangning, Lin Congtian et al.
Keywords: morphological trait;morphology;Aves;natural language processing

Abstract:The dataset of morphological traits of birds based on Fauna Sinica is obtained through content extraction by using special tools after digitizing the related records of the book Fauna Sinica (Aves 7). This dataset contains ...

【Biodiversity in China】Released online:Aug. 17, 2021 556 5

High-resolution X-ray computed tomography (HRCT) dataset of Mengshanosaurus minimus (Reptilia: Choristodera) from the Lower Cretaceous of Shandong Province, China

Wanying Qin, Meng Yuan, Hongyu Yi
Keywords: Mengshanosaurus minimus;juvenile;HRCT scan;three-dimensional reconstruction

Abstract:Choristoderes was a group of diapsid reptiles that appeared in the Middle Jurassic and became extinct in the Miocene. In the Early Cretaceous (~140 Ma), a lineage of Choristoderes, called the Neochoristoderes, evolved a gharial-like body...

【Biodiversity in China】Released online:Aug. 17, 2021 826 6

A dataset of µCT scanning of the skull of Keichousaurus hui (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of Guizhou Province, China

YIN Yalei, ZHOU Min, LU Hao
Keywords: Sauropterygia;Keichousaurus hui;Triassic;skull;CT

Abstract:Keichousaurus hui is a small sauropterygian from the Zhuganpo Member of the Middle Triassic Ladian Falang Formation in Xingyi City, Guizhou Province and its vicinity. It is the first Triassic marine reptile that has been discovere...

【Biodiversity in China】Released online:March 4, 2021 1256 11

A scientific database of useful plants of China

Zhuang HuiFu, Wang Yanan, Wang Chen et al.
Keywords: useful plants;Transitional knowledge;Ethnobotany

Abstract:China has a long history of using vascular plants and a large body of recorded knowledge on uses. However, due to the difference of plant nomenclature system used in literatures, abundant plant utilization knowledge is scattered in all k...

【Biodiversity in China】Published: Dec. 27, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 4 2773 31

The catalogue of plants in Xiong’an New District

Xiao Cui, Zhang Zhixiang, Lin Qinwen
Keywords: Xiong’an New Area;plant diversity;catalogue of plants

Abstract:Based on the field survey of the network format of Xiong’an New District for more than one year, we have sorted out the latest and most complete catalogue of plants in Xiong’an New Area by combining various research data, such as the on-...

【Biodiversity in China】Published: Sept. 22, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 4314 33

The catalogue of county-level seed plants in northwest Yunnan

Li Wenqing, Yin Zhaoji, Chen Kaiyun et al.
Keywords: northwest Yunnan;seed plants;county-level;catalogue

Abstract:Located in the southern part of Hengduan Mountains, northwest Yunnan is one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. However, despite its rich plant diversity, the region has been understudied as a locus for plant data acquisition, especial...

【Other Data Paper】Published: June 22, 2018 Volume 3, Issue 2 2091 9

Dataset of μCT scan of the holotype specimen of Batrachuperus londongensis Liu and Tian, 1978, an endemic hynobiid (Amphibia, Urodela) from Mount Emei, Sichuan Province, China

Jia Jia, Zhang Meihua, Gao Keqin et al.
Keywords: μCT scan;Batrachuperus londongensis;Hynobiidae;Mount Emei;Sichuan Province;3D pdf;3D printing

Abstract:As a primitive clade of tailed amphibians, hynobiids are significant in understanding the early evolutionary history of salamanders. However, no consensus has been reached in regard to the time and location of origin, the evolutionary hi...

【Biodiversity in China】Published: March 31, 2018 Volume 3, Issue 1 2468 3

Introduction to Special Issue on Biodiversity in China

Ji Liqiang

【Biodiversity in China】Published: March 7, 2018 Volume 3, Issue 1 13610 88

Germplasm bank of wild species in southwest China

Li Tuojing, Li Hongtao, Li Dezhu
Keywords: wild species;wild germplasm;strategic biological resources;database

Abstract:Germplasm Bank of Wild Species is one of the large-scale scientific facilities in China, whose preserved wild germplasm constitutes an important national strategic biological resource. Data produced by the Germplasm Bank of Wild Species ...

【Biodiversity in China】Published: Feb. 28, 2018 Volume 3, Issue 1 3019 20

The catalogue of seed plants in Yunnan Province

Chen Jiahui, Deng Tao, Zhang Daigui et al.
Keywords: Yunnan;seed plants;catalogue

Abstract:Species catalogue is the basic biota data of a natural geographical region or administrative division, and is the premise of biodiversity research, conservation and rational utilization. However, due to continuous advances of plant taxon...