A collaborative project intended to create an encyclopedia documenting all living species known to science

biodiversity biology ecology taxonomy
EOL Secretariat   0000-0002-9943-2342
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Encyclopedia of Life should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
1044544   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Encyclopedia of Life should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry Encyclopedia of Life

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

Registry Name Registry Metaprefix External Prefix Curate
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.3J6NYn
re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories logo re3data r3d100010229
Wikidata Wikidata Property logo wikidata P830

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 1044544 is used to demonstrate the providers available for Encyclopedia of Life. A guide for curating additional providers can be found here.

Name Metaprefix URI
Encyclopedia of Life eolife https://eol.org/pages/1044544
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/eolife:1044544