Term Name: dwcore:HigherTaxon
Label: Higher Taxon
Term IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/HigherTaxon
Term version IRI: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/version/HigherTaxon-2007-04-17
Modified: 2009-04-24
Definition: The names of taxonomic ranks less specific than SpecificEpithet concatenated and separated. "LIKE" or "contains" substring query operations are meant to be used with this element to find matching higher taxon names. This element may contain the list of scientific names of all of the supra-specific taxa in the classification used to identify (determine) the specimen or observation. Example: "Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Mammalia, Theria, Eutheria, Rodentia, Hystricognatha, Hystricognathi, Ctenomyidae, Ctenomyini, Ctenomys".
Type: Property
Note: This term is no longer recommended for use.
Replaces: http://digir.net/schema/conceptual/darwin/2003/1.0/HigherTaxon
Is replaced by: http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/higherTaxonName

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RDF/XML http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/HigherTaxon.rdf
JSON-LD http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/dwcore/HigherTaxon.json

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