[tdwg-content] ITIS TSNID to uBio NamebankIDs mapping
David Remsen (GBIF)
dremsen at gbif.org
Fri May 20 09:44:49 CEST 2011
Have you tried this?
All this ubio talk makes me think we were on to something. Worth a thought about adopting the new stnadrds and tools and making it really smooth.
On 20 May 2011, at 04:46, Steve Baskauf wrote:
> I have generated a csv spreadsheet of about 39 000 plant names for the
> U.S. which has the ITIS TSNIDs for the names in a column. I would like
> to have the uBio Namebank IDs in another column of the table. I have
> been looking them up on the uBio website by typing in the names as I
> need to know the IDs, but after doing about 300 of them, I'm getting
> tired of it. Does anybody have a clever idea of a way to get the other
> 38 000 Namebank IDs without looking them up. I'm sure that it would be
> possible to find this out because uBio gets names from ITIS. However, I
> haven't seen any clues about how to do it in an automated fashion. I'm
> guessing that there might be some way to use the uBio web services, but
> if so, it isn't obvious and I probably don't have the skills to carry it
> out anyway.
> Any ideas?
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