Wikidata:WikiProject Biology


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Wikidata WikiProjects : Taxonomy, Botany, Molecular biology, Microbiology, Invasion biology, Ecology, Anatomy, Medicine, Cat breeds, Dog breeds, Equines.

Other Wikimedia biology projects : WikiProject Biology (Q6723002).


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Taxonomy properties

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
ploidyP1349Itemploidy: ploidy of a genomehuman genome <ploidy> diploid cell-
genome sizeP2143Quantitygenome size: size of the genome in base pairshuman genome <genome size> 3,234,830,000-
temporal range startP523Itemthe start of a process or appearance of a life form or geological unit relative to the geologic time scaleTyrannosaurus <temporal range start> Maastrichtian-
temporal range endP524Itemthe end of a process such as a geological unit or extinction of a life form relative to the geologic time scaleTyrannosaurus <temporal range end> Maastrichtian-
endemic toP183Itemendemism: sole location or habitat type where the taxon livesCheckered pupfish <endemic to> Mexico-
taxon range map imageP181Commons media filerange, habitat and map: range map of a taxonAdenoviridae <taxon range map image> Distribution.dysderidae.1.png-
colorP462Itemcolor: color of subjectApis mellifera <color> yellow-
main food sourceP1034Itemspecies, genus or family that an organism depends on for nutritiongiant panda <main food source> Bambuseae-
this taxon is source ofP1672Itemnatural product and secretion or excretion: links a taxon to natural products it produces. Note that it does not say "this taxon is the source of" or "this taxon is a source of" as this may vary. Some products may be yielded by more than one taxon.common sunflower <this taxon is source of> sunflower oilnatural product of taxon
natural product of taxonP1582Itemsecretion or excretion and natural product: links a natural product with its source (animal, plant, fungal, algal, etc.)Zinfandel wine <natural product of taxon> Zinfandelthis taxon is source of
life expectancyP2250Quantitylife expectancy: average life expectancy for this group or speciesPug <life expectancy> 13.5 year-
habitatP2974Itemhabitat: the natural environment in which an organism lives, or the physical environment that surrounds a species populationHelicobacter pylori 26695 <habitat> stomachtaxon found at location
hostP2975Itemhost: an organism harboring another organism or organisms on or in itselfHelicobacter pylori 26695 <host> Homo sapiens-
generation timeP3337Quantitygeneration time: average time from one generation to another within the same populationHIV type 1 <generation time> 1.2 day-
means of locomotionP3512Itemlocomotion: method that the subject uses to move from one place to anotherHominina <means of locomotion> bipedalism-
lengthP2043Quantitylength and length overall: measured dimension of an objectTrans-Siberian railway <length> 9,289 kilometre-
heightP2048Quantityheight, human height and body length: vertical length of an entityEiffel Tower <height> 324 metre-
massP2067Quantitymass (in colloquial usage also known as weight) of the itemPluto <mass> 13.05 yottagram-

Related items and propertiesEdit

Animal specific - zoology (Q431)Edit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
is pollinator ofP1704Itempollenizer: plant that this animal visits for pollen (and that it pollinates)Halictidae <is pollinator of> Eriogonum latifoliumis pollinated by
heart rateP3395Quantityheart rate: speed of the heartbeat measured by the number of contractions of the heart per minute (bpm)Homo sapiens <heart rate> 70 beats per minute-
minimum frequency of audible soundP3387Quantityminimum frequency of audible sound for this speciesHomo sapiens <minimum frequency of audible sound> 20 hertz-
maximum frequency of audible soundP3465Quantitymaximum frequency of audible sound for this speciesHomo sapiens <maximum frequency of audible sound> 20,000 hertz-
bite force quotientP3485Quantitybite force quotient: regression of the quotient of an animal's bite force in newtons divided by its body mass in kilogrammesgrey wolf <bite force quotient> 136-
normal respiratory rateP3486Quantityrespiratory rate: normal number of respiratory cycles (inspiration and exhalation) per minute, measured in an individualHomo sapiens <normal respiratory rate> 20-
wingspanP2050Quantitywingspan: distance from one wingtip to the other, of an airplane or an animalAndean Condor <wingspan> 3.05 metre-
gestation periodP3063Quantitygestation period: amount of time needed for gestation for this animal taxonLyon marine <gestation period> 50 week-
litter sizeP7725Quantitylitter size: number of young born/laid at the same time by one animalEastern cottontail <litter size> 5-
egg incubation periodP7770Quantityegg incubation: amount of time needed for incubation of eggs for this animal taxon (birds, fish, reptiles, monotremes)American Robin <egg incubation period> 13 day-

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Plant specific - botany (Q441)Edit

See Wikidata:WikiProject Botany.

Mushroom specific - mycology (Q7175)Edit

Title ID Data type Description Examples Inverse
spore print colorP787Itemspore print: color of a mushroom spore print (see documentation for allowed values)Lentinula edodes <spore print color> white-
stipe characterP786Itemstipe: indicates whether a mushroom has a universal or partial veilLentinula edodes <stipe character> bare stipe-
mushroom cap shapeP784Itempileus: property classifying the shape of the cap of a mushroomLentinula edodes <mushroom cap shape> convex mushroom cap-
hymenium attachmentP785Itemhymenium: how the hymenium of the mushroom attaches to the stemLentinula edodes <hymenium attachment> free hymenium attachment-
mushroom ecological typeP788Itemproperty classifying the ecological type of a mushroomLentinula edodes <mushroom ecological type> saprotrophic nutrition-
hymenium typeP783Itemhymenium: type of spore-bearing surface or that mushroomLentinula edodes <hymenium type> lamella-
edibilityP789Itemwhether a mushroom can be eaten or notGanoderma lucidum <edibility> edible mushroom-


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