An function that takes an input taxonomic name, checks against taxonomic database, returns vector for use in database queries, as well as warnings if the name is invalid.
taxonRectification(taxName = NULL, datasources = NULL)
A string that, ideally, is a taxonomic name
A vector of taxonomic data sources implemented in
gnr_resolve. See the
Global Names List for more information.
A string with the closest match according to
gnr_resolve, and a list of taxonomic data sources that contain
the matching name.
# Inputting taxonomic name and specifying what taxonomic sources to search taxonRectification( taxName = "Buteo buteo hartedi", datasources = "National Center for Biotechnology Information" ) #> Input Name Best Match #> 1 Buteo buteo hartedi Buteo buteo harterti #> Searched Taxonomic Databases w/ Matches #> 1 National Center for Biotechnology Information