search_common: Search for tsn by common name

Description Usage Arguments Details Value See Also Examples

Description

Search for tsn by common name

Usage

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search_common(x, from = "all", wt = "json", raw = FALSE, ...)

Arguments

x

text or taxonomic serial number (TSN) (character or numeric)

from

(character) One of "all", "begin", or "end". See Details.

wt

(character) One of "json" or "xml". Required.

raw

(logical) Return raw JSON or XML as character string. Required. Default: FALSE

...

Curl options passed on to GET

Details

The from parameter:

  • all - Search against the searchByCommonName API route, which searches entire name string

  • begin - Search against the searchByCommonNameBeginsWith API route, which searches for a match at the beginning of a name string

  • end - Search against the searchByCommonNameEndsWith API route, which searches for a match at the end of a name string

Value

a data.frame

See Also

search_scientific

Examples

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## Not run: 
search_common("american bullfrog")
search_common("ferret-badger")
search_common("polar bear")

# comparison: all, begin, end
search_common("inch")
search_common("inch", from = "begin")
search_common("inch", from = "end")

# end
search_common("snake", from = "end")

## End(Not run)


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