authors {arakno}R Documentation

Get species authors from WSC.

Description

Get species authority from the World Spider Catalogue.

Usage

authors(tax, order = FALSE)

Arguments

tax

A taxon name or vector with taxa names.

order

Order taxa alphabetically or keep as in tax.

Details

This function will get species authorities from the World Spider Catalogue (2021). Higher taxa will be converted to species names.

Value

A data.frame with species and authority names.

References

World Spider Catalog (2021). World Spider Catalog. Version 22.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch. doi: 10.24436/2.

Examples

## Not run: 
authors("Amphiledorus")
authors(tax = c("Iberesia machadoi", "Nemesia bacelarae", "Amphiledorus ungoliantae"), order = TRUE)

## End(Not run)

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