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KUBI Vertebrate Paleontology Collection

Specimen Records: 91,520
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-09-22

The vertebrate paleontology program at the University of Kansas has, for over a century, sustained a national and international reputation. The reputation of the collection has been based more on intensive use than on sheer size. We now hold over 150,000 cataloged specimens (>75,000 are available in digital format) and around 400 publications related to our collections have been published in the last 35 years. Research strengths include: Paleozoic and Mesozoic fishes, Paleozoic tetrapods, Mesozoic marine vertebrates, Cenozoic small mammals and Natural Trap Cave fauna.

Contacts

Name Desui Miao
RoleCollection Manager
Emaildmiao@ku.edu
Name Desui Miao
RoleCollection Manager
Emaildmiao@ku.edu
Name K. Christopher Beard
RoleSenior Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology
Emailchris.beard@ku.edu
Name David Burnham
RolePreparator
Emaildinosaur@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Desui Miao
RoleCollection Manager
Emaildmiao@ku.edu
  • Data Corrected
  • Data Use
  • Raw
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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87.357
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87.357
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54.902
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54.902
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54.902
dwc_taxonid_added  i50246
54.902
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54.902
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54.902
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54.902
gbif_genericname_added  i50246
54.902
gbif_taxon_corrected  i50246
54.902
dwc_phylum_added  i49911
54.536
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i48818
53.341
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i27124
29.637
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25.606
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13.058
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12.442
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12.096
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11.585
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10.747
dwc_family_replaced  i9363
10.231
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4.966
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4.547
dwc_genus_replaced  i2046
2.236
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1.933
dwc_order_added  i1612
1.761
dwc_country_replaced  i129
0.141
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i88
0.096
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0.032
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i8
0.009
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2
0.002
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i1
0.001
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