The Paleobiology Database seeks to provide researchers and the public with information about the entire fossil record. It stores global, collection-based occurrence and taxonomic data for marine and terrestrial animals and plants of any geological age, as well as web-based software for statistical analysis of the data.
The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are
3 mappings to external registries for
Providers are various services that resolve CURIEs to URLs. The example CURIE
paleodb:83088 is used to demonstrate the provides available for
paleodb. Generation of OLS and BioPortal URLs requires additional programmatic
logic beyond string formatting.