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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 654,955
Media Records: 48,867
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-06-14

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
RoleBranch Chief, NMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Tom Hollowell
RoleInformation Technology Specialist
Emailhollowellt@si.edu
Name Holly Little
RoleCollections Management
Emaillittleh@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleBranch Chief, NMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.edu
  • Data Corrected
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  • 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  i474208
72.403
dwc_continent_added  i463357
70.746
dwc_datasetid_added  i319496
48.781
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i319496
48.781
dwc_taxonid_added  i319496
48.781
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i319496
48.781
gbif_canonicalname_added  i319496
48.781
gbif_genericname_added  i319496
48.781
gbif_taxon_corrected  i319496
48.781
dwc_taxonrank_added  i307965
47.021
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i249298
38.063
taxon_match_failed  i239152
36.514
dwc_family_added  i188814
28.829
dwc_order_added  i116954
17.857
gbif_reference_added  i113611
17.346
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i112278
17.143
dwc_class_replaced  i99291
15.16
dwc_multimedia_added  i81910
12.506
geopoint_datum_missing  i68323
10.432
gbif_vernacularname_added  i63949
9.764
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i54529
8.326
rev_geocode_eez  i53397
8.153
dwc_class_added  i52964
8.087
dwc_phylum_replaced  i42040
6.419
dwc_genus_replaced  i39732
6.066
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i37606
5.742
dwc_family_replaced  i21205
3.238
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i20791
3.174
dwc_phylum_added  i14254
2.176
geopoint_low_precision  i12876
1.966
dwc_order_replaced  i12677
1.936
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i11577
1.768
dwc_country_added  i5452
0.832
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4242
0.648
dwc_country_replaced  i2061
0.315
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1669
0.255
rev_geocode_failure  i1328
0.203
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1139
0.174
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1033
0.158
dwc_kingdom_added  i581
0.089
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i277
0.042
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i51
0.008
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i51
0.008
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i20
0.003
rev_geocode_corrected  i14
0.002
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i13
0.002
geopoint_0_coord  i12
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  i4
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i3
0
dwc_genus_added  i3
0
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3
0
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
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