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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 646,414
Media Records: 48,308
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-04-20

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 Thomas Orrell
RoleBranch Chief, NMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@si.edu
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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  i473528
73.255
dwc_continent_added  i462789
71.593
dwc_datasetid_added  i368316
56.978
dwc_taxonid_added  i368316
56.978
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i368316
56.978
gbif_canonicalname_added  i368316
56.978
gbif_genericname_added  i368316
56.978
gbif_taxon_corrected  i368316
56.978
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i368313
56.978
dwc_taxonrank_added  i355246
54.956
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i283522
43.861
dwc_family_added  i235694
36.462
taxon_match_failed  i167495
25.911
geopoint_datum_missing  i151308
23.407
dwc_order_added  i150304
23.252
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i143343
22.175
gbif_reference_added  i121148
18.742
dwc_class_replaced  i113084
17.494
rev_geocode_eez  i91924
14.221
dwc_multimedia_added  i83682
12.946
dwc_class_added  i73746
11.408
dwc_genus_replaced  i60976
9.433
gbif_vernacularname_added  i60336
9.334
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i53025
8.203
dwc_phylum_replaced  i51902
8.029
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i44091
6.821
geopoint_low_precision  i33930
5.249
dwc_family_replaced  i24398
3.774
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i23206
3.59
dwc_phylum_added  i17135
2.651
dwc_order_replaced  i13701
2.12
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i13095
2.026
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i6685
1.034
dwc_country_added  i5452
0.843
rev_geocode_failure  i3224
0.499
dwc_country_replaced  i2049
0.317
rev_geocode_mismatch  i2034
0.315
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1669
0.258
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1524
0.236
dwc_kingdom_added  i837
0.129
rev_geocode_corrected  i492
0.076
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i307
0.047
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i277
0.043
rev_geocode_flip  i107
0.017
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i69
0.011
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i56
0.009
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i51
0.008
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i51
0.008
geopoint_0_coord  i17
0.003
geopoint_similar_coord  i16
0.002
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i15
0.002
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i15
0.002
dwc_continent_replaced  i11
0.002
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i7
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i3
0
geopoint_pre_flip  i3
0
geopoint_bounds  i2
0
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