TAXREF-LD: Linked Data French Taxonomic Register

TAXREF-LD is the Linked Data representation of TAXREF (https://inpn.mnhn.fr/programme/referentiel-taxonomique-taxref?lg=en), the French national taxonomical register for fauna, flora and fungus, that covers mainland France and overseas territories. It accounts for over 500000 scientific names.

TAXREF-LD is a joint initiative of the National Museum of Natural History (http://www.mnhn.fr/) and the I3S laboratory (http://www.i3s.unice.fr/) (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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Source https://inpn.mnhn.fr/programme/referentiel-taxonomique-taxref?lg=en
Author Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel (INPN)
Maintainer Franck Michel
Version 10.0
Last Updated June 21, 2018, 08:26 (UTC)
Created January 27, 2017, 09:10 (UTC)
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namespace http://taxref.mnhn.fr/lod/
shortname TAXREF-LD
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