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itis.py

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itis.py

Python library to access the web services of ITIS database.

Basic usage

>>> from itis import Itis
>>> itis = Itis()
>>> results = itis.search_by_scientific_name('Priapulus caudatus')
>>> print(results)
(SvcScientificNameList){
   scientificNames[] = 
      (SvcScientificName){
         tsn = "155156"
         combinedName = "Priapulus caudatus"
         unitInd1 = None
         unitInd2 = None
         unitInd3 = None
         unitInd4 = None
         unitName1 = "Priapulus                          "
         unitName2 = "caudatus"
         unitName3 = None
         unitName4 = None
      },
 }
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