the Catalogue of Life specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_22519
Name the Catalogue of Life
Restrictions to use Academic or non-commercial use
Community driven No
Data access Browse
User data submission Allowed
Maintained Yes


  • person_outline Monalisa Cachuela-Palacio

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PESI a taxonomic backbone for Europe

Biodivers Data J
PMCID: 4609752
PMID: 26491393
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.3.e5848

[…] atform integrated as an important technological component:i4Life provided tools for the comparison and harmonisation of the various species catalogues used by six global biodiversity programmes using the Catalogue of Life as a yardstick, including the creation of an EDIT Platform instance of the Catalogue of Life, which can be integrated in the emerging LifeWatch infrastructure.ViBRANT supported t […]


Extracting scientific articles from a large digital archive: BioStor and the Biodiversity Heritage Library

BMC Bioinformatics
PMCID: 3129327
PMID: 21605356
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-12-187

[…] Taxonomic scope is represented by a tag cloud of the taxonomic names that BHL has found in the OCR text for the article, and by a taxonomic classification of those names based on the 2008 edition of the Catalogue of Life []. When an article is added to the BioStor database the OCR text is searched for strings that represent latitude and longitude values for point locations. Any points found are d […]

the Catalogue of Life institution(s)
Species 2000 Project, WorldFish Center - Philippine Office, Laguna, Philippines
the Catalogue of Life funding source(s)
Supported by 4D4life.

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