SpeciesData

SpeciesData["name","property"]
gives the value of the specified property for the species .

DetailsDetails

  • SpeciesData[] gives a list of all species entities.
  • SpeciesData["Properties"] gives a list of available properties.
  • SpeciesData["SampleEntities"] gives a list of sample entities.
  • Properties that do not apply or are not known in a particular case are indicated by Missing[].
  • Properties include:
  • "AlternateCommonNames"alternate common names
    "AlternateScientificNames"alternate scientific names
    "Class"class
    "CommonName"common name
    "Family"family
    "Genus"genus
    "Image"image
    "Infraspecies"infraspecies
    "Kingdom"kingdom
    "Name"name
    "NumberOfSubEntities"number of members
    "Order"order
    "ParentEntity"parent entity on the taxonomic sequence
    "Phylum"phylum
    "ScientificName"scientific name
    "Siblings"sibling taxa
    "Species"species
    "SpeciesAuthority"reference
    "Taxonomy"taxonomy
    "TaxonomyGraph"taxonomy graph
    "Weight"weight

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Use Ctrl+Equal for discovery of walrus:

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Find the scientific name of a species:

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Discover the family of a species:

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Get a list of sample entities for species:

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Obtain a sample list of classes of species:

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Find which species are in a given class:

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Find the taxa for a given species:

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Introduced in 2014
(10.0)