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Get species

Lists all of the species within a specified family from the WildNet database.

Species profile search can be used to view all the species within a family.

Example outputs:
- JSON (default): https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspecies&kingdom=animals&family=myobatrachidae
- XML: https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspecies&kingdom=animals&family=myobatrachidae&f=xml
- CSV: https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspecies&kingdom=animals&family=myobatrachidae&f=csv

Mandatory Variables
family: A scientific family name. For a current list access Get family names.

Optional Variables
f: The format of the response. There are 4 possible options; json, xml, kml and csv. Json is the default if 'f' is not set. If the output is spatial, GeoJson will be return for 'f=json' and KML will be returned for 'f=xml' or 'f=kml'.

Output Field Descriptions
TaxonID: The unique identifier for the taxon from the WildNet database.
ScientificName: The scientific name for the taxon.
AcceptedCommonName: The preferred common name for the taxon.
KingdomName: The scientific name for the kingdom.
KingdomCommonName: The common name for the kingdom.
ClassName: The scientific name for the class.
ClassCommonName: The common name for the class.
FamilyName: The scientific name for the family.
FamilyCommonName: The common name for the family.
FamilyRank: The numerical rank for the family from the WildNet database.
IsSuperseded: Denotes if the taxon has been superseded so its scientific name is not longer valid (1=Superseded).
BOTStatus: The status of the taxon under the DEHP's Back on Track prioritisation framework (L-Low, M-Medium, H-High and DD-Data Deficient)
NCAStatus: Status under the Nature Conservation Act 1992. For a current list access Get NCA statuses.
EPBCStatus: Status under theEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. For a current list access Get EPBC statuses.
ConservationSignificant: Denotes if the taxon is conservation significant (i.e. listed as threatened or near threatened under the Nature Conservation Act 1992, listed as threatened under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 or listed on CAMBA, JAMBA, ROKAMBA or the Bonn Convention) (1=Conservation Significant).

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Additional information

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Last updated 05/12/2018
Created 03/02/2014
Next review 30/06/2020
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Data attribution

Environment and Science, Queensland Government, Qld wildlife data API, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 sourced on 18 June 2019

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