Paleobiology Database


This web site hosts information about the entire fossil record, including information about fossil collections, individual plants and animals, taxonomic groups, references to publications, stratigraphic units, time scales, and time intervals.

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Data Available: collection, occurrence, specimen records, taxonomic names/opinion, measurements of specimens

Comments: Tools are available on the website that allow you to generate maps, summary tables, lists of common taxa, first appearances, diversity curves, ecological statistic. This website also has a student-oriented component.

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