ITIS Solr search

itis_search(..., proxy = NULL, callopts = list())



Arguments passed on to the params parameter of the solrium::solr_search() function. See solr_fields for possible parameters, and examples below


List of arguments for a proxy connection, including one or more of: url, port, username, password, and auth. See crul::proxy() for help, which is used to construct the proxy connection.


Curl options passed on to crul::HttpClient


The syntax for this function can be a bit hard to grasp. See for help on generating the syntax ITIS wants for specific searches.



if (FALSE) { itis_search(q = "tsn:182662") # get all orders within class Aves (birds) z <- itis_search(q = "rank:Class AND nameWOInd:Aves") hierarchy_down(z$tsn) # get taxa "downstream" from a target taxon ## taxize and taxizedb packages have downstream() fxns, but ## you can do a similar thing here by iteratively drilling down ## the taxonomic hierarchy ## here, we get families within Aves library(data.table) aves <- itis_search(q = "rank:Class AND nameWOInd:Aves") aves_orders <- hierarchy_down(aves$tsn) aves_families <- lapply(aves_orders$tsn, hierarchy_down) rbindlist(aves_families) # the tila operator itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:Liquidamber\\ styraciflua~0.4") # matches only monomials itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{0,0}*/") # matches only binomials itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{1,1}[A-Za-z0-9]*/") # matches only trinomials itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{1,1}[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{1,1}[A-Za-z0-9]*/") # matches binomials or trinomials itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{1,1}[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{0,1}[A-Za-z0-9]*/") itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:Poa\\ annua") # pagination itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{0,0}*/", rows = 2) itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{0,0}*/", rows = 200) # select fields to return itis_search(q = "nameWOInd:/[A-Za-z0-9]*[ ]{0,0}*/", fl = c('nameWInd', 'tsn')) }