gets list of species that belongs to a taxon
species = select (taxon)
gets all species in the add_my_pet collection that belong to a particular taxon.
- taxon: optional character string with name of taxon (default: 'Animalia')
- cell string with all species in the add_my_pet collection that belong to that taxon
The root is Animalia. If chosen as taxon, an ordered list of all species in the collection results. The classification follows that of Wikipedia. See also select_01
species = select('Animalia'); % get list of all species in the collection, taxonomically ordered fish = setdiff(select('Craniata'), select('Tetrapoda')) % select all 5 fish classes, alphabetically ordered