Is a tool for the computer-assisted obtention of taxonomic categories with its respective name, author and LSID.
An LSID (Life Science Identifier) is a global, persistent, and unique alphanumeric identifier that is used in the scientific community to refer to an object.
E.g: the following scientific names have an identifier in Catalog of Life (http://www.catalogueoflife.org)
Currently, the tool is based on the 2012 Catalogue of Life annual list Catalogue of Life.
The tool automates the following tasks:
The limit of names that may be submitted by search is 5000. If a name doesn’t match in Catalogue of Life (2012) the LSID and higher taxonomy will be not generated.
All source code is available in our GitHub repository SiB Colombia
We greatly appreciate any comments or suggestions. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org