The Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) is an informatics workbench aiding the acquisition, storage, analysis and publication of DNA barcode records. The associated taxonomy browser shows the progress of DNA barcoding and provides sample collection site distribution, and taxon occurence information.

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Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in BOLD Systems taxon should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
27267   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from BOLD Systems taxon should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
2007 bold: The Barcode of Life Data System (
Metaregistry BOLD Systems taxon

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 6 mappings to external registries for this resource with 3 unique external prefixes.

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
BioContext biocontext BOLD.TAXONOMY logo miriam bold.taxonomy
N2T Name-to-Thing logo n2t bold.taxonomy
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry logo ncbi BOLD
Prefix Commons Prefix Commons logo prefixcommons bold
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P3606

A provider turns a local unique identifiers from a resource into a URI. Many providers are also resolvable as URLs (i.e., they can be used in a web browser).

The local unique identifier 27267 is used to demonstrate the providers available for BOLD Systems taxon. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
BOLD Systems taxon bold.taxonomy
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here. These are typically inherited from or Prefix Commons, and need extra curation.

Code Name URL
bio2rdf Bio2RDF