The taxonomy contains the relationships between all living forms for which nucleic acid or protein sequence have been determined.

Preferred Prefix
Alternative Prefixes
NCBI_Taxon_ID TaxonomyID taxon NCBI_taxid NCBITaxon TAX taxonomy taxid
Homepage Repository OBO OWL OBO JSON
Frederic Bastian   0000-0002-9415-5104   fbastian
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in NCBI Taxonomy should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
2170610   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from NCBI Taxonomy should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE
Metaregistry NCBI Taxonomy

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 13 mappings to external registries for ncbitaxon.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
BioPortal Prefixes bioportal NCBITAXON
Cellosaurus Registry cellosaurus NCBI_TaxID
FAIRSharing FAIRSharing logo fairsharing FAIRsharing.fj07xj
Gene Ontology Registry go taxon logo miriam taxonomy
Name-to-Thing Name-to-Thing logo n2t taxonomy
National Center for Biotechnology Information Registry ncbi taxon
OBO Foundry OBO Foundry logo obofoundry NCBITaxon
Ontology Lookup Service Ontology Lookup Service logo ols ncbitaxon
OntoBee ontobee NCBITaxon
Prefix Commons prefixcommons NCBITaxon
Scholia scholia ncbi-taxon
Wikidata Property Wikidata Property logo wikidata P685
Extra Providers

Additional providers curated in the Bioregistry are listed here.

Code Name URL
CURATOR_REVIEW Taxonomy through UniProt PURL
ebi European Nucleotide Archive (ENA)