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uBio Namebank API

The service represents a collaborative effort by U.S. science libraries to participate in international development of a complete listing of known names for all organisms, both living and extinct. Its Taxonomic Name Server (TNS) catalogs organisms by name and biological classification to help applications find information on living things by starting from any names applied to it.

API methods support identification of an organism record by ID value or by search using a name submitted with the query. Methods also support retrieval by synonym, alternative language term, classification, or taxonomic relationship.

These XML WebServices functions are replicated from the uBio SOAP methods. Each function returns an XML structure similar to that returned from the SOAP methods. Click on the function name below to see an example of the structure returned (the keyCode included in the examples will only work for uBio administrators. Get your own keycode here). Strings returned by the webservice are base64 encoded for XML delivery.

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uBio Namebank: Highlights

Summary
Animal scientific naming and search service
Category
Science
Tags
Protocols
REST, SOAP
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://www.ubio.org/index.php?pagename=xml_se ... 

uBio Namebank: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://www.ubio.org/webservices/service.php?f ...

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Yes, obtain API key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.ubio.org/index.php?pagename=genera  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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