taxadb: A High-Performance Local Taxonomic Database Interface

Creates a local database of many commonly used taxonomic authorities and provides functions that can quickly query this data.

Version: 0.1.3
Depends: R (≥ 4.0)
Imports: dplyr, DBI, arkdb (> 0.0.10), tibble, memoise, readr, rappdirs, rlang, magrittr, stringi, progress, utils, dbplyr, RSQLite, curl, jsonlite, duckdb, contentid
Suggests: spelling, testthat, covr, knitr, rmarkdown, purrr, crayon
Published: 2021-04-27
Author: Carl Boettiger ORCID iD [aut, cre], Kari Norman ORCID iD [aut], Jorrit Poelen ORCID iD [aut], Scott Chamberlain ORCID iD [aut], Noam Ross ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Carl Boettiger <cboettig at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
URL: <>, <>
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-US
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: taxadb results


Reference manual: taxadb.pdf
Vignettes: intro


Package source: taxadb_0.1.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): taxadb_0.1.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): taxadb_0.1.3.tgz, r-oldrel: taxadb_0.1.3.tgz
Old sources: taxadb archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: EML, RNeXML


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