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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 660,527
Media Records: 52,212
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

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
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
  • 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  i476120
72.082
dwc_continent_added  i465101
70.414
dwc_datasetid_added  i321816
48.721
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i321816
48.721
dwc_taxonid_added  i321816
48.721
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i321816
48.721
gbif_canonicalname_added  i321816
48.721
gbif_genericname_added  i321816
48.721
gbif_taxon_corrected  i321816
48.721
dwc_taxonrank_added  i310270
46.973
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i250360
37.903
taxon_match_failed  i241196
36.516
dwc_family_added  i188752
28.576
dwc_order_added  i115698
17.516
gbif_reference_added  i114052
17.267
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i113616
17.201
dwc_class_replaced  i96767
14.65
dwc_multimedia_added  i83033
12.571
geopoint_datum_missing  i68323
10.344
gbif_vernacularname_added  i64639
9.786
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i55736
8.438
rev_geocode_eez  i53397
8.084
dwc_class_added  i52172
7.899
dwc_phylum_replaced  i41854
6.336
dwc_genus_replaced  i39852
6.033
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i37472
5.673
dwc_family_replaced  i21506
3.256
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i20931
3.169
dwc_phylum_added  i13518
2.047
geopoint_low_precision  i12876
1.949
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i11592
1.755
dwc_order_replaced  i10758
1.629
dwc_country_added  i5461
0.827
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4274
0.647
dwc_country_replaced  i2079
0.315
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1622
0.246
rev_geocode_failure  i1328
0.201
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1143
0.173
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1033
0.156
dwc_kingdom_added  i585
0.089
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i277
0.042
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i53
0.008
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i53
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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