is_binomen {benthos}R Documentation

Binomial Names is_binomial tests for valid binomial names, generic_name extracts the genus to which the species belongs, specific_name extracts the species within the genus.

Description

Binomial Names

is_binomial tests for valid binomial names, generic_name extracts the genus to which the species belongs, specific_name extracts the species within the genus.

Usage

is_binomen(x)

generic_name(x)

specific_name(x)

strip_sp(x)

Arguments

x

character vector, containing the binomial name(s) of species (a.k.a. binomen or scientific name)

Value

character vector with either the generic name or the specific name of the species.

Functions

Examples

 is_binomen("Venerupis corrugata") # TRUE
 generic_name("Venerupis corrugata") # Venerupis
 specific_name("Venerupis corrugata") # corrugata
 generic_name("venerupis corrugata") # NA (genus part should be capitalized)


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