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Invertebrate Paleontology Division, Yale Peabody Museum

Specimen Records: 510,668
Media Records: 235,685
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-04-12

The Yale Peabody Museum's collection of invertebrate fossils is one of largest in the United States, in volume and in geographic, stratigraphic and taxonomic representation. The holdings of the Division of Invertebrate Paleontology represent more than 350,000 specimen lots, approximately 4 million individuals. A total of 35,000 are type specimens; about 4,500 are the basis of new species descriptions. Over 300,000 specimen lots are available in the online specimen index; all known type specimens are included.

Contacts

Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Larry Gall
RoleHead, Computer Systems Office
Emaillawrence.gall@yale.edu
Name Susan Butts
RoleDivision of Invertebrate Paleontology
Emailsusan.butts@yale.edu
  • Data Corrected
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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
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82.784
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54.417
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54.417
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54.417
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54.417
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54.417
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54.417
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29.872
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27.016
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21.757
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19.633
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16.076
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7.434
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6.295
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0.923
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0.009
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0.006
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0.004
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0.003
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0.002
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0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i3
0.001
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i3
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i1
0
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