TAXREF-LD: Linked Data French Taxonomic Register

TAXREF-LD is the Linked Data representation of TAXREF (, the French national taxonomical register for fauna, flora and fungus, that covers mainland France and overseas territories.

TAXREF-LD is a joint initiative of the National Museum of Natural History ( and the I3S laboratory ( (Université Côte d'Azur, CNRS, Inria). Its model is described in [1].

[1] Michel F., Gargominy O., Tercerie S. & Faron-Zucker C. (2017). A Model to Represent Nomenclatural and Taxonomic Information as Linked Data. Application to the French Taxonomic Register, TAXREF. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Semantics for Biodiversity (S4BioDiv) co-located with ISWC 2017 vol. 1933. Vienna, Austria. CEUR.

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Author Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel (INPN)
Maintainer Franck Michel
Version 15.2
Last Updated February 20, 2023, 08:43 (UTC)
Created January 27, 2017, 09:10 (UTC)
doi 10.5281/zenodo.6940891
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links:bioportal-ncbitaxon 84336
shortname TAXREF-LD
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