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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 667,071
Media Records: 55,714
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-05-06

Public records from the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. These data cover accessioned specimens representing fossil invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants from all over the world and include more than 139,000 paleobiological type specimen records.

Contacts

Name Thomas Orrell
RoleNMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleNMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Holly Little
RoleCollections Management
Emaillittleh@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleNMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.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  i494943
74.196
dwc_continent_added  i483653
72.504
dwc_datasetid_added  i341659
51.218
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i341659
51.218
dwc_taxonid_added  i341659
51.218
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i341659
51.218
gbif_canonicalname_added  i341659
51.218
gbif_genericname_added  i341659
51.218
gbif_taxon_corrected  i341659
51.218
dwc_taxonrank_added  i327790
49.139
dwc_family_added  i217021
32.533
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i189824
28.456
dwc_order_added  i126674
18.99
taxon_match_failed  i114052
17.097
gbif_reference_added  i107974
16.186
dwc_class_replaced  i99533
14.921
dwc_multimedia_added  i84634
12.687
geopoint_datum_missing  i74042
11.1
dwc_class_added  i60194
9.024
gbif_vernacularname_added  i59755
8.958
rev_geocode_eez  i55410
8.306
dwc_phylum_replaced  i45279
6.788
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i44170
6.621
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i38385
5.754
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i31250
4.685
dwc_genus_replaced  i25836
3.873
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i25695
3.852
dwc_phylum_added  i18367
2.753
dwc_family_replaced  i17814
2.67
geopoint_low_precision  i15183
2.276
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i13907
2.085
dwc_order_replaced  i7902
1.185
dwc_country_added  i5458
0.818
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2737
0.41
dwc_country_replaced  i2627
0.394
rev_geocode_failure  i2413
0.362
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1941
0.291
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1152
0.173
dwc_kingdom_added  i693
0.104
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i610
0.091
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i333
0.05
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i38
0.006
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i38
0.006
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i33
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i21
0.003
rev_geocode_corrected  i15
0.002
geopoint_0_coord  i14
0.002
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i13
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i12
0.002
dwc_continent_replaced  i11
0.002
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i7
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i5
0.001
dwc_genus_added  i3
0
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3
0
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
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