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.

Prefix
paleodb
Links
Homepage
Contact
Missing Contact
Pattern for Local Unique Identifiers

Local identifiers in Paleobiology Database should match this regular expression:
^\d+$

Example Local Unique Identifier
83088   Resolve
Pattern for CURIES

Compact URIs (CURIEs) constructed from Paleobiology Database should match this regular expression:
^paleodb:\d+$

Example CURIE
paleodb:83088
Metaregistry

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

Registry Name Metaprefix External Prefix
Identifiers.org miriam paleodb
Name-to-Thing n2t paleodb
Prefix Commons prefixcommons PALEODB
Providers

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 http://fossilworks.org/?a=taxonInfo&taxon_no=83088
Bioregistry bioregistry https://bioregistry.io/paleodb:83088
Identifiers.org miriam https://identifiers.org/paleodb:83088
Name-to-Thing n2t https://n2t.net/paleodb:83088