Extracting Species Checklists from Open Access Biodiversity Data Sources

This is a step-by-step instruction on how to download a species checklist of a specific group in a specific geographic region from an ‘open access’ source. It’s a simple guide that anybody can follow when working on biodiversity data. Species checklists, like this one, originally come from different taxonomists and data managers around the world who decided to share their data to the public so that a more comprehensive global checklist can be built.

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