The matches endpoint provides a way of submitting lists of names to the service and retrieving a list of potential matches.
Batch matching is an off-line process that can take some time to complete for files containing a large number of names.
Email notifications are used to inform the submitter of progress and to provide a download link to the completed results.
Downloads the results of the batch matching.
Submits a list of names in the following comma separated format:
Note: The header row is required.
Specifies the format of the input
|The email address that will be notified when processing is complete|
|Post Body||The DwC archive binary file|
Submitting Darwin Core Archive Files
Darwin Core Archives are a standard for packaging self-contained datasets of species concurrence or check list data.
Once a valid Darwin Core Archive has been submitted the batch matching process will parse the metadata of the archive to locate data matching the
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/scientificName term identifier. Any data that is identified as a scientific name is then matched against NZOR data and the closest matches are added to a new file that is inserted into the archive as a
The new file is called
|The Id used in the data file that contained the scientific name record.|
|The NZOR Identifier for the closest match or the constant |
|Description of how many other names were possible matches.|
|The constant |
|The full name of the closest matching NZOR record.|
Records where there is a match as list first and then followed by the records that were not matched.