Tools to Handle Taxonomic Lists

Tools include matching and merging taxonomic lists, casting and melting scientific names, managing taxonomic lists from GBIF and ITIS, harvesting names from wikipedia and fuzzy matching.

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taxotools 0.0.23

  • Functions melt_cs_field, list_higher_taxo added

taxotools 0.0.20

  • Revised all function names to make them user friendly.

taxotools 0.0.11

New Features

  • BuildCSList returns all fields in place of just Primary and Secondary
  • ExpandSyn can expand using previous names in the synonym list
  • MakeCanonical function added to build Canonical names using Genus, Species and Subspecies fields
  • BuildCSList has parameter duplicate to indicate if duplicates are allowed in CSList

taxotools 0.0.3

  • released to CRAN

Reference manual

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0.0.79 by Vijay Barve, 9 months ago

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Authors: Vijay Barve [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

CC0 license

Imports taxize, wikitaxa, plyr, sqldf, stringr, stringdist

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