The refdb package is a reference database manager offering a set of powerful functions to import, organize, clean, filter, audit and export reference genetic data. It has been designed as an environment for semi-automatic and assisted construction of reference databases and to improve standardization and repeatability in metabarcoding studies.
You can install the development version of refdb from GitHub.
Find more about the package (manual, vignettes, etc.): https://fkeck.github.io/refdb/