Question: Order assignment given family and genus level in R
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8 months ago by
mrmrwinter30
University of Hull
mrmrwinter30 wrote:

I have a .csv with various anatomical measurements of animals. Each of these entries also has family/genus/species level classification.

I want some way to assign Order to each of these entries, within R.

Is there a package for this in R? Or am i going to have to do it in python etc?

Thanks

ADD COMMENTlink written 8 months ago by mrmrwinter30

Do you manually want to add the information? Or are you asking if there is a package that can associate genus to order for you?

ADD REPLYlink written 8 months ago by benformatics2.0k
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The taxize package has a number of tools to query various phylogenies. Can you provide an example of a family/genus/species for which you would like the order?

ADD REPLYlink modified 8 months ago • written 8 months ago by Jeremy Leipzig19k

Yes automatically using a package.

I have a .csv, of which one column is a list of species names, another is a list of family names etc. I want to add a column that has the Order of each of these entries.

Ive done some molecular taxonomic assignment before, so i know these things are possible, but google is failing me.

Cheers

ADD REPLYlink modified 8 months ago • written 8 months ago by mrmrwinter30

ok give us the name of a family you are working with

ADD REPLYlink written 8 months ago by Jeremy Leipzig19k
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