Barcode of Life data extract, October 2010

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) is an informatics workbench aiding the acquisition, storage, analysis and publication of DNA barcode records. By assembling molecular, morphological and distributional data, it bridges the traditional bioinformatics chasm. BOLD is freely available to any researcher with interests in DNA Barcoding. By providing specialized services, it aids in the assembly of records that meet the standards needed to gain BARCODE designation in the global sequence databases. Because of its web-based delivery and flexible data security model, it is also well positioned to support projects that involve broad research alliances.

Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. (2007). BOLD : The Barcode of Life Data System (

Molecular Ecology Notes 7, 355-364. DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2006.01678.x

Type of content

Includes: point occurrence data.


Page R D M (2016). International Barcode of Life project (iBOL). Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow. Occurrence Dataset accessed via on 2017-06-23.


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