Search for catalog numbers, collection codes, collector names, and institution codes.

occ_metadata(
  type = "catalogNumber",
  q = NULL,
  limit = 5,
  pretty = TRUE,
  curlopts = list()
)

Arguments

type

Type of data, one of catalogNumber, collectionCode, recordedBy, or institutionCode. Unique partial strings work too, like 'cat' for catalogNumber

q

Search term

limit

Number of results, default=5

pretty

Pretty as true (Default) uses cat to print data, FALSE gives character strings.

curlopts

list of named curl options passed on to HttpClient. see curl::curl_options for curl options

References

https://www.gbif.org/developer/occurrence#search

Examples

if (FALSE) { # catalog number occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122) # collection code occ_metadata(type = "collectionCode", q=12) # institution code occ_metadata(type = "institutionCode", q='GB') # recorded by occ_metadata(type = "recordedBy", q='scott') # data as character strings occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122, pretty=FALSE) # Change number of results returned occ_metadata(type = "catalogNumber", q=122, limit=10) # Partial unique type strings work too occ_metadata(type = "cat", q=122) # Pass on curl options occ_metadata(type = "cat", q=122, curlopts = list(verbose = TRUE)) }