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Towson University Biodiversity Center

Specimen Records: 6,617
Media Records: 8,020
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-08-09

The herbarium (BALT) was formally organized in 1967 under the directorship of Dr. Mary Castelli. Two years following its establishment, Dr. Donald Windler joined the faculty and became the curator of the collection. Following the retirement of Dr. Windler (in 2003), Dr. Roberts assumed the directorship of the collections. During Dr. Windler’s tenure, the collection grew extensively. The core collection is built around a donation of specimens from the Maryland Natural History Society. The donation includes specimens from as early as 1864 and represents historic records of species distribution in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region.

Contacts

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EmailCNALHadmin@asu.edu
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EmailCNALHadmin@asu.edu
Name David Hearn, Curator of Botany
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Emaildhearn@towson.edu
Name Edward
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Name David Hearn, Curator of Botany
RoleCollection Manager
Emaildhearn@towson.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
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i6572
99.32
dwc_continent_added  i6537
98.791
dwc_datasetid_added  i6209
93.834
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i6209
93.834
dwc_taxonid_added  i6209
93.834
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i6209
93.834
gbif_canonicalname_added  i6209
93.834
gbif_genericname_added  i6209
93.834
gbif_taxon_corrected  i6209
93.834
dwc_taxonrank_added  i6158
93.063
dwc_country_replaced  i5698
86.112
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i5528
83.542
gbif_reference_added  i4829
72.979
gbif_vernacularname_added  i4308
65.105
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i3963
59.891
dwc_multimedia_added  i2810
42.466
taxon_match_failed  i2677
40.456
dwc_order_replaced  i1038
15.687
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i405
6.121
dwc_genus_replaced  i338
5.108
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i207
3.128
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i171
2.584
dwc_family_replaced  i141
2.131
dwc_order_added  i115
1.738
dwc_class_added  i107
1.617
dwc_phylum_added  i105
1.587
dwc_kingdom_added  i102
1.541
dwc_family_added  i99
1.496
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i65
0.982
dwc_class_replaced  i53
0.801
geopoint_datum_missing  i45
0.68
geopoint_low_precision  i19
0.287
dwc_genus_added  i7
0.106
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i7
0.106
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6
0.091
rev_geocode_eez  i5
0.076
rev_geocode_mismatch  i5
0.076
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i2
0.03
geopoint_0_coord  i2
0.03
datecollected_bounds  i1
0.015
rev_geocode_failure  i1
0.015
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