taxlist-class: Class taxlist

Description Slots Author(s) References Examples

Description

Class for species (taxon) lists including synonyms, hierarchical ranks, parent-child relationships, taxon views and taxon traits.

Slots

Objects of this class are composed of three slots, every one corresponding to a data frame:

taxonNames

Table of taxon usage names (accepted names and synonyms).

taxonRelations

Relations between concepts, accepted names, basionyms, parents and hierarchical level.

taxonTraits

Table of taxon traits.

taxonViews

References used to determine the respective concept circumscription.

An additional property of taxlist objects are the taxonomic ranks, which can be set and retrieved using the function levels.

Author(s)

Miguel Alvarez, [email protected].

References

Alvarez M, Luebert F (2018). The taxlist package: managing plant taxonomic lists in R. Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e23635. https://doi.org/10.3897/bdj.6.e23635

Examples

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library(taxlist)

showClass("taxlist")

## Create an empty object
Splist <- new("taxlist")

taxlist documentation built on July 2, 2018, 1:03 a.m.