linnean {BAT}R Documentation

Create Linnean tree.

Description

Creates a Linnean tree from taxonomic hierarchy.

Usage

linnean(taxa, distance = NULL)

Arguments

taxa

A taxonomic matrix with columns ordered according to linnean hierarchy starting with the highest.

distance

A vector with distances between levels starting with the highest. If not provided distances will be evenly distributed from 1 to 0.

Value

An hclust with all species.

Examples

family <- c("Nemesiidae", "Nemesiidae", "Zodariidae", "Zodariidae")
genus <- c("Iberesia", "Nemesia", "Zodarion", "Zodarion")
species <- c("Imachadoi", "Nungoliant", "Zatlanticum", "Zlusitanicum")
taxa <- cbind(family, genus, species)
par(mfrow = c(1, 2))
plot(linnean(taxa))
plot(linnean(taxa, c(2, 0.5, 0.3)))

[Package BAT version 2.6.0 Index]