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⎯ Today's specimen and observation data portals lack a flexible search mechanism, able to link up thesaurus-enabled data sources such as taxonomic checklist databases and expand user queries to related terms, significantly enhancing result sets. The TOQE system (Thesaurus Optimized Query Expander) is a REST-like XML web-service implemented in Python and designed for this purpose. Acting as an interface between portals and thesauri, TOQE allows the implementation of specialized portal systemsdoi:10.17161/bi.v6i1.1631 fatcat:tgc3xmpqojbfzd7y2nbgqtvvja