Occurrence records

73,901,703

records in total.

We estimate the number of potential duplicate records to be 6,759,950.

5,973 Data sets

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Basis of records

147 Collections

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Records by date
National Species Lists
Accepted names195,424
Synonyms146,974
Species names152,080
Species with records111,566
477 Spatial layers
Contextual layers 133
Environmental/grided layers 344
Terrestrial layers 417
Marine layers 36

Records by state and territory
Most recorded species
73.90M Type specimens
Holotypes 50,999
Lectotypes 3,958
Neotypes 490
Isotypes 25,923
Types with images 823,090

DNA barcode data
Records606,922
Species37,557
Countries220
Institutions790
Pages 52.76M
Volumes210,930
Titles127,023
Specimen labels transcribed 408,872
Fieldnotes pages transcribed 56,908
Volunteers 2,295
Expeditions active 8
Expeditions completed 774
Total expeditions 1,137
Conservation status
Status# species
Endangered 2,548
Near Threatened 5,108
Least Concern/Unknown 358
Listed under FFG Act 315
Extinct 158
Parent Species (Unofficial) 0
Records by data provider
Bird life Australia 13.62M
Office of Environment and... 9.24M
Australia's Virtual Herbarium 5.39M
OZCAM (Online Zoological... 4.64M
South Australia, Department of... 2.97M
CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere IPT 1.45M
Northern Territory Department... 1.40M
Global Biodiversity Information... 1.01M
Australian Antarctic Data Centre 748,483
Nature map 324,426
Digi vol 198,690
Australian National Insect... 193,719
European Molecular Biology... 118,898
Field data / Biological Data... 95,399
Questagame 77,995
Queensland Department of... 60,510
Citizen Science - ALA Website 56,781
University of Adelaide 56,490
Flickr 53,117
CSIRO National Fish Collection 45,518
Australian Seedbank Partnership 43,912
Barcode of Life 35,694
Wolli Creek Preservation Society 33,416
Coral Reef Research 13,867
Gang-gang cockatoo survey 13,441
Atlas of Life in the Coastal... 11,190
ECOCEAN 5,345
Australian Ecological Knowledge... 3,200
Chevron Australia 2,048
Kangawalla Pastoral Co Pty Ltd 1,429
31.98M

Records by institution
Australian Museum 1.33M
Centre for Australian National... 995,899
Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria 882,666
Queensland Museum 863,835
Museums Victoria 826,015
Western Australia, Department... 771,452
The Royal Botanic Gardens &... 731,624
Department of Environment,... 730,635
Western Australian Museum 523,853
Department of Science,... 523,117
South Australian Museum 496,645
Commonwealth Scientific and... 447,932
Landcare Research NZ Ltd 352,868
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery 273,021
Department of Land Resource... 270,289
Auckland War Memorial Museum 257,493
Museum and Art Gallery of the... 229,839
Australian Tropical Herbarium 180,101
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa... 164,214
University of New England 85,292
Queen Victoria Museum and Art... 83,141
University of Adelaide 56,477
James Cook University 25,412
Scion 22,548
University of Canterbury 17,599
Massey University 16,374
The University of Melbourne 13,689
Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority 11,687
Queensland Department of... 11,384
University of Wollongong 11,092
62.65M

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Records and species by decade
Occurrence downloads by reason
Other scientific research 1.03M events 2.26B records
Ecological research 237,898 events 2.32B records
Scientific research 117,365 events 2.83B records
Education 9,370 events 956.30M records
Environmental assessment 5,921 events 268.03M records
Conservation management/planning 5,221 events 545.60M records
Citizen science 3,599 events 72.16M records
Systematic research/taxonomy 3,468 events 79.56M records
Biosecurity management/planning 1,601 events 328.55M records
Collection management 1,059 events 191.50M records
Restoration/remediation 152 events 943,934 records
Other 49,944 events -2,140,090,634 records
TOTAL 1.47M events 12.01B records

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Occurrence downloads by user type
Education14,835 events 1.22B records
Government8,577 events431.88M records
Other49,608 events 5.51B records
Unspecified 1.36M events 7.28B records
TOTAL events records
Species images   52,536
Taxa with images65,715
Species with images52,536
Subspecies with images2,989
Taxa with images from
DigiVol
3,625
Taxa with images from
citizen science
25,236
Total number of images985,789