records {arakno}R Documentation

Get coordinate data from GBIF and WST.

Description

Downloads coordinate data from records in GBIF and the World Spider Trait database.

Usage

records(tax, order = FALSE, verbose = TRUE)

Arguments

tax

A taxon name or vector with taxa names.

order

Order taxa names alphabetically or keep as in tax.

verbose

Display information as data are retrieved.

Details

Outputs non-duplicate records with geographical (long, lat) coordinates. As always when using data from multiple sources the user should be careful and check if records "make sense" before using them.

Value

A data.frame with species name, longitude, latitude, source database and reference.

References

Pekar, S., Cernecka, L., Wolff, J., Mammola, S., Cardoso, P., Lowe, E., Fukushima, C.S., Birkhofer, K. & Herberstein, M.E. (2021). The world spider trait database. Masaryk University, Brno, URL: https://spidertraits.sci.muni.cz

Examples

## Not run: 
records("Pardosa hyperborea")
records(tax = c("Pardosa hyperborea", "Anapistula"), order = TRUE)

## End(Not run)

[Package arakno version 1.1.0 Index]