Guide to using the AntWeb R interface

AntWeb is the world's largest online database of images, specimen records, and natural history information on ants. The data repository is maintained by the California Academy of Sciences. It is community driven and open to contribution from anyone with specimen records, natural history comments, or images. This package provides a programmatic interface to the data. This package is part of the rOpenSci suite of tools.

  comment = "#>",
  error = FALSE,
  tidy = TRUE,

Obtaining specimen data

Searching the database

  1. Searching by Genus

`r leaf_cutter_ants <- aw_data(genus = "acromyrmex") head(leaf_cutter_ants)

Retrieving records by specimen id

Searching records by location

Searching images

Try the AntWeb package in your browser

Any scripts or data that you put into this service are public.

AntWeb documentation built on May 2, 2019, 3:43 p.m.