The OeTyp-Project is a joint effort of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Commission for the Palaeontological and Stratigraphical Research of Austria) and the Natural History Museum Vienna.

The intention of this project is the registration of palaeontological types, figured specimens and reference material in Austrian collections. A online database ensures the availability of these data for a wide public. Currently the database encompases:

74100 specimens 
>1400 references