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Cowan Tetrapod Collection - Mammals

Specimen Records: 18,940
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2015-11-24

The Cowan Tetrapod Collection mammal holdings holdings of 540 species in 95 families is comprised over 20,000 specimens. Global in scope, the collection is especially strong in specimens collected from Western Canada and southern Africa. The collection was founded by Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan and his father-in-law Kenneth Racey. The mammal collection is housed at the University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum which contains approximately 2 million natural history specimens.

Contacts

Name Ildiko Szabo
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailildiko@zoology.ubc.ca
Name Ildiko Szabo
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailildiko@zoology.ubc.ca
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This table shows any data corrections that were performed on this recordset to improve the capabilities of iDigBio Search. The first column represents the correction performed. The last two columns represent the number and percentage of records that were corrected. A complete list of the data quality flags and their descriptions can be found here. Clicking on a data flag name will take you to a search for all records with this flag in this recordset.
FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
dwc_datasetid_added  i18862
99.588
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i18862
99.588
dwc_taxonid_added  i18862
99.588
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i18862
99.588
gbif_canonicalname_added  i18862
99.588
gbif_genericname_added  i18862
99.588
gbif_taxon_corrected  i18862
99.588
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i18850
99.525
gbif_vernacularname_added  i18845
99.498
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i18707
98.77
gbif_reference_added  i18570
98.046
dwc_multimedia_added  i17609
92.973
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i15012
79.261
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i5444
28.743
rev_geocode_eez  i2625
13.86
geopoint_low_precision  i1025
5.412
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i825
4.356
dwc_genus_replaced  i405
2.138
taxon_match_failed  i65
0.343
dwc_continent_replaced  i53
0.28
dwc_family_replaced  i27
0.143
geopoint_datum_error  i26
0.137
rev_geocode_mismatch  i20
0.106
rev_geocode_corrected  i16
0.084
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i16
0.084
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0.005
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