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.

Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Paleobiology Database should match this regular expression:

Example Local Unique Identifier
83088   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Paleobiology Database should match this regular expression:

Example CURIE

The metaregistry provides mappings between the Bioregistry and other registries. There are 3 mappings to external registries for paleodb.

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix miriam paleodb
Name-to-Thing n2t paleodb
Prefix Commons prefixcommons PALEODB

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.

Name Metaprefix URI
Paleobiology Database paleodb
Bioregistry bioregistry miriam
Name-to-Thing n2t