Fossilworks

online resource for fossil animals, plants, and microorganisms

Fossilworks is a database for fossils (palaeontology). Its website which allows users to search and download information from its database. The content has been put together by paleontologists around the world.

Fossilworks
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Available inEnglish
Created byJohn Alroy
URLwww.fossilworks.org
Launched1998; 24 years ago (1998)

The website was created in 1998 by John Alroy and is housed at Macquarie University, in New South Wales, Australia.

As of September 2021 the database houses:[1]

  • 72,851 references
  • 423,885 taxa
  • 211,094 fossil collections
  • 1,477,100 taxonomic occurrences

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Fossilworks: Gateway to the Paleobiology Database". fossilworks.org. 7 September 2021. Archived from the original on 31 July 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2021.

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