Web service API

The (nearly) complete listing of the web services for the ALA. Send complements/issues to support@ala.org.au.
The webservices are listed by category. To list by application, click here.

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Species profile - Taxonomic name, concept lookups, autocomplete services

Occurrence - Specimen & observation data searching

Geospatial - Including intersection services and gazetteer information

Mapping - Creating maps with WMS services, static heat maps

Endemism - Services for reports on endemism for an area

Parsing - Services for parsing ad hoc occurrence data

Collections - Collections metadata including taxonomic scope, attribution

Data resources - Data resource metadata including taxonomic scope, attribution

Data providers - Data provider metadata including taxonomic scope, attribution

Institution - Institution metadata including taxonomic scope, attribution

Crowd sourcing - Crowd sourcing information

Auto complete - Services that support autocomplete text boxes

General data - General data

Taxonomy - Taxonomic services

Distributions - Services for accessing species distribution polygons

Tabulations - Tabulations

Breakdowns - Supplies breakdown information about records.

Annotations - Annotations, assertions for data

Scatterplot - Scatterplot services

Services for the generation of scatterplots for occurrence data

Species lists - Species lists webservices

Webservices for storage and creation and querying of lists