Taxa that resolve to a subgroup level taxon and contain a comma "," are assumed to be "family"-level.

taxon_to_level(taxon)

Arguments

taxon

character vector of taxon names at Order, Suborder, Great Group or Subgroup level.

Value

character of taxonomic hierarchy levels (such as "order", "suborder", "greatgroup", "subgroup", "family") for each element of input vector.

Examples

# get the taxonomic levels for various taxa taxon_to_level(c("gelisols", NA, "foo", "typic folistels", "folistels"))
#> [1] "order" NA NA "subgroup" "greatgroup"