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The API consists of a set of core methods and a common request format which all use the same base URL.


Base Web Service Url

What is Possible using the API?


The NZOR REST APIs currently provide the following capabilities:

  • List and view details about a name.

  • Search names.

  • List and view details about providers.

  • List and view details about enumerations and the vocabulary used to describe entities within NZOR. 

An important use case is providing a mechanism to synchronise a private repository of taxonomic details with NZOR.


The following diagram highlights the main components of the NZOR Web API.Image Removed