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Author Abbreviation Resolver | Back to AAR Search
The Author Abbreviation Resolver is a web service and database of variations within the recording of authors of taxonomic names. Data was drawn from parsing work within uBio and, with permission from the Harvard University Herbarium, from a database of botanical author abbreviations compiled there. It includes the botanical abbreviations list compiled by Brummitt and Powell, 1992 as well as many other sources. Some of these names are also available via an HTTP interface at IPNI.
There are over 138,000 records in the database representing over 34,000 groups of names.
The database can be queried with the following input parameters:
Web Service Methods
There are two web service methods available via the NameBank web service.Searching
A string search returns three data elements.Author Group
The group ID that is returned in a search can be used to retrieve an authorObject. The author Object contains four nested elements.Editing
Authorized persons can add and edit author records. The edit interfaces will only save changes to authorized users who are logged in. To obtain a log-in please email us.
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