retrieve_taxonomy: Retrieve taxonomic information for one or more scientific...

Description Usage Arguments Value Examples

View source: R/taxonomy_helpers.R

Description

Retrieves very basic taxonomic information for a given taxa, if available, including ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number (tsn), the taxon_code assigned by the National Park Service (and used also by the US Fish & Wildlife Service), common_name(s), a generic taxon group, and a note if a match is not found

Usage

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Arguments

sci_name

character vector (case-insensitive) of scientific names for which to retrieve basic taxonomic information at the *species* level; that is, subspecies (trinomials) are currently ignored

Value

a data.frame of basic taxonomic infomration

Examples

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## Not run: 
retrieve_taxonomy(c("GULo gulo", "Lampropeltis getuLA HOLBrookI",
                    "Lampropeltis holbrooki", "Pseudemys scripta",
                    "Fakus speciesus", "Salsola iberica"))

## End(Not run)

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