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Field Museum of Natural History (Zoology) Insect, Arachnid and Myriapod Collection

Specimen Records: 449,335
Media Records: 24,024
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2020-09-09

The Division of Insects’ holdings of worldwide Arthropoda (excluding Crustacea) rank fifth in overall size among North American collections and are of worldwide importance for many groups. The collection presently includes roughly 4.1 million pinned insects plus 8.3 million specimens or lots in alcohol or on microscope slides. In addition, there are over 17,000 partly-sorted “bulk samples” from traps or leaf-litter extractions. The collection receives heavy use by US and international research visitors and borrowers as well as extensive educational use.

Contacts

Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
Name Maureen Turcatel
RoleCollection Manager Insects, Arachnids and Myriapods
Emailmturcatel@fieldmuseum.org
Name Sharon Grant
RoleTechnology Liaison to Science
Emailsgrant@fieldmuseum.org
  • 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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94.307
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74.902
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69.441
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69.441
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69.441
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69.441
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69.441
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69.441
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69.441
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69.011
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66.293
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58.619
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48.799
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22.505
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17.191
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15.992
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15.007
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7.562
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5.316
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3.731
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2.86
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2.694
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2.324
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2.274
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1.892
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0.737
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0.557
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0.43
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0.411
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0.23
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0.071
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0.062
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0.062
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0.055
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0.047
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0.025
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0.023
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0.017
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0.014
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0.014
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0.013
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0.013
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0.012
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0.012
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0.004
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0.004
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i14
0.003
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i10
0.002
geopoint_0_coord  i9
0.002
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i5
0.001
dwc_phylum_added  i2
0
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
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