The URL paths documented in this section provide access to information about the geological strata represented in the Paleobiology Database. Note that this is only a limited subset of the known geological strata, representing only those from which fossil occurrences have been entered into this database.
The following URL paths are available:
|Lists of geological strata||
This operation returns information about geological strata selected by name, rank, and/or geographic location. For example:
|Auto-completion for geological strata||
This operation returns a list of geological strata from the database that match the given prefix or partial name. This can be used to implement auto-completion for strata names, and can be limited by geographic location if desired. For example:
This service is provided by the Paleobiology Database, hosted by the Department of Geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
If you have questions about this data service, or wish to report a bug, please contact the database administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org