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Invertebrate Paleontology Division, Yale Peabody Museum

Specimen Records: 385,110
Media Records: 93,679
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-03-17

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 Susan Butts
RoleDivision of Invertebrate Paleontology
Emailsusan.butts@yale.edu
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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_taxonrank_replaced  i362732
94.189
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88.759
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71.13
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71.13
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71.13
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71.13
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71.13
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71.13
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71.13
dwc_country_replaced  i259803
67.462
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i158153
41.067
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36.793
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i99832
25.923
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21.235
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15.881
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15.266
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15.143
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11.679
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10.75
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10.107
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9.562
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5.279
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4.935
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3.217
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2.752
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2.249
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1.839
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1.714
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i5772
1.499
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1.462
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1.093
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0.583
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0.562
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0.464
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0.464
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0.431
dwc_taxonremarks_replaced  i1121
0.291
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0.219
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0.117
dwc_genus_added  i447
0.116
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0.088
rev_geocode_corrected  i290
0.075
dwc_continent_replaced  i206
0.053
rev_geocode_flip  i173
0.045
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0.04
dwc_taxonrank_added  i142
0.037
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i51
0.013
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0.008
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i31
0.008
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i16
0.004
dwc_specificepithet_added  i12
0.003
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0.001
dwc_country_added  i3
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i3
0.001
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i3
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i2
0.001
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
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