traits v0.1.2


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Species Trait Data from Around the Web

Species trait data from many different sources, including sequence data from 'NCBI', plant trait data from 'BETYdb', invasive species data from the Global Invasive Species Database and 'EOL', 'Traitbank' data from 'EOL', Coral traits data from, 'nativity' status ('Flora Europaea' or 'ITIS'), and 'Birdlife' International.

Functions in traits

Name Description
leda Access LEDA trait data
traits-package traits - Species trait data from around the web
is_native Check if a species is native somewhere
birdlife_threats Get bird threat information from BirdLife/IUCN
plantatt PLANTATT plant traits dataset
g_invasive Check invasive species status for a set of species from GISD database
birdlife_habitat Get bird habitat information from BirdLife/IUCN
coral Search for coral data on
ncbi_byname Retrieve gene sequences from NCBI by taxon name and gene names.
traitbank Search for traits from EOL's Traitbank.
ncbi_byid Retrieve gene sequences from NCBI by accession number.
betydb Search for traits from BETYdb
eol_invasive_ Search for presence of taxonomic names in EOL invasive species databases.
ncbi_searcher Search for gene sequences available for taxa from NCBI.
fe_native Check species status (native, exotic, ...) for one species from Flora Europaea webpage
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License MIT + file LICENSE
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Packaged 2015-09-11 22:09:03 UTC; sacmac
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2015-09-12 17:20:16

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