Paleonet: Online graptolite databases

Howe, Michael P.A. mhowe at bgs.ac.uk
Mon Aug 1 13:53:30 GMT 2011



Hi,



I've been doing a quick check of the publically available online palaeontology databases that included significant numbers of graptolites occurrences. Have I missed any major ones?



Thanks,



Mike.


Host

Database

Number of graptolites (including dendroids) entered

c/o Fan Junxuan, State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology

Geobiodiversity Database

18,427

British Geological Survey

PalaeoSaurus

9,250

c/o John Alroy, Macquarie University

Paleobiology Database

4,356

Natural History Museum, University of Oslo

Paleontological types

1,854

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Geology: type, figured and cited database

1,149

Natural History Museum, London

Palaeontology collection database

250

American Museum of Natural History

Division of Paleontology

199



Alaska Paleontological Database

68*

Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow

Geology Collections Search

33

National Museum Cardiff

Geology Collection Online: Palaeontology - Holotypes and Lectotypes

0

* Indicates graptolite localities and not individually named specimens or taxa







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British Geological Survey



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