Application Programming Interface (API)

Web-based verification service includes a RESTful interface.

GET

Append a vertical line separated array of strings to your domain url. Make sure that '&' in the names are escaped as '%26', and spaces are escaped as '+'.

/api/v1/verifications/Aus+bus|Aus+bus+D.+%26+M.,+1870

POST

/api/v1/verifications

with request body in JSON format:

  {
    "nameStrings": [
    "Pomatomus soltator",
    "Bubo bubo (Linnaeus, 1758)"
    ],
    "preferredSources": [
      1,
      12,
      169
    ]
  }

OpenAPI Schema

Read the GNames's Verification OpenAPI documentation to learn about all options and the output schema.

Code on GitHub