BIE Search API

Web services for searching taxonomic concepts and general search across the system. Please see the API page for full details.

Taxon details GET JSON /bie-index/species/{GUID}
Taxon details - simple GET JSON /bie-index/species/shortProfile/{GUID}
Search GET JSON /bie-index/search?q={search terms}
Autocomplete GET JSON /bie-index/auto?q={search terms}
Classification GET JSON /bie-index/classification/{GUID}
Child concepts GET JSON /bie-index/childConcepts/{GUID}
Image search GET JSON /bie-index/imageSearch/{GUID}
Image link GET IMG /bie-index/species/image/[thumbnail|large|small]/{GUID}
Update Image POST IMG /bie-index/import/updateImages { "guidImageList": [ {"guid": GUID, "image": "63c06642-ab33-48b9-b04b-2f321d24f104"} ] }
Bulk lookup by GUID POST JSON /bie-index/species/guids/bulklookup [ "guid", ...]
Bulk lookup by name POST JSON /bie-index/species/lookup/bulk { names: [ "name", ... ], "vernacular": false }
Habitat list GET JSON /bie-index/habitats
Habitat tree GET JSON /bie-index/habitats/tree
Habitats for species GET JSON /bie-index/search/getHabitatIDs/{GUID}
Habitat details GET JSON /bie-index/search/getHabitat/{GUID}
Recognised ranks GET JSON /bie-index/ranks
Indexed fields GET XML /bie-index/indexFields
Species groups GET JSON /bie-index/subgroups.json