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 Get Credibility Ratings
Description
Provides a list of all the unique valid credibility rating values contained in the database.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the credibility rating values.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getCredibilityRatings

 Get Description
Description
Provides a description of the web service and the ITIS database.
Input
None.
Output
A string containing the description text.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getDescription

 Get Geographic Values
Description
Provides a list of all the geographic values contained in the database.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the geographic values.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getGeographicValues

 Get Jurisdiction Values
Description
Provides a list of all the unique jurisdiction values contained in the database.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the jurisdiction values.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getJurisdictionValues

 Get Jurisdictional Origin Values
Description
Provides a list of all the unique origin values contained in the database.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the origin values.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getJurisdictionalOriginValues

 Get Kingdom Names
Description
Provides a list of all the unique kingdom names contained in the database, their kingdom IDs and their TSNs.

Note: Kingdom ID values are provided for sorting purposes only and are not guaranteed to remain the same through database updates.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the kingdom names, their IDs, and their TSNs.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getKingdomNames

 Get Last Change Date
Description
Provides the date the ITIS database was last updated.
Input
None.
Output
A string containing the latest revision date.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getLastChangeDate

 Get Rank Names
Description
Provides a list of all the unique rank names contained in the database and their kingdom and rank ID values.

Note: Rank ID values are provided for sorting purposes only and are not guaranteed to remain the same through database updates.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the rank names, their corresponding kingdom name and the numeric rank ID.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getRankNames

 Get Vernacular Languages
Description
Provides a list of the unique languages used in the vernacular table.
Input
None.
Output
A set of strings containing the list of the languages.
Example
http://www.itis.gov/ITISWebService/services/ITISService/getVernacularLanguages
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