as_accepted {benthos}R Documentation

Convert Taxon Names to Comply with WoRMS/TWN

Description

Taxon names are standardized according to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) database. The conversion is case-insensitive. For this conversion, the TWN-list (Taxa Water management the Netherlands) is used, extended with species of the Southern North Sea. See references below for download locations.

Usage

as_accepted(taxon, taxa = NULL)

Arguments

taxon

character vector, containing taxon names

taxa

an optional table usually created with read_taxa.

Value

character vector with WoRMS/TWN compliant species names

References

http://www.marinespecies.org/

http://sofus.ecosys.nl/taxabase.htm

http://www.aquo.nl/faq/faq-twn/


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