whale_taxonomy: Cetacean section of NCBI taxonomy database.

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A copy of the NCBI taxonomy reference database, subsetted to include only the cetacean taxa in the whales dataset.

Usage

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Format

A data.frame object with 72 rows and four columns, labeled as follows:

taxID

the NCBI unique taxon identifier (integer).

parent_taxID

the NCBI unique taxon identifier of the immediate parent taxon (integer).

rank

The taxonomic rank (i.e. species, genus, etc; character).

name

The scientific name of the taxon (character).

The database was accessed from ftp://ftp.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pub/taxonomy/taxdump.tar.gz on 17 June 2018 using the taxonomy function, and pruned using prune_taxonomy with taxIDs = as.integer(gsub(".+\|", "", names(whales))).

Source

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/taxonomy/


shaunpwilkinson/insect documentation built on Aug. 18, 2018, 10:08 a.m.