Download species' information from the IUCN RedList online database

Description

Get species' information from the IUCN website(http://www.iucnredlist.org/) for one or more species.

Usage

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lets.iucn(input, count = FALSE)

Arguments

input

Character vector with one or more species names, or an object of class PresenceAbsence.

count

Logical, if TRUE a counting window will open.

Details

Note that you must be connected to the internet to use this function.

Value

Returns a data frame with the Species Name, Family, Conservation Status, Criteria used to estabilish the conservation status, Population Status, Year of Description (only for animals), and the Countries where it occurs. If species do not have information (i.e. have not been evaluated), the result is: NE (Not evaluated).

Author(s)

Bruno Vilela

See Also

lets.iucn.ha

lets.iucn.his

Examples

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## Not run: 
# Single species
lets.iucn("Pongo pygmaeus")

# Multiple species
sp <- c("Musonycteris harrisoni", "Ailuropoda melanoleuca",
        "Cebus flavius")
lets.iucn(sp)

## End(Not run)

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