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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 645,203
Media Records: 47,476
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2016-10-07

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  i472717
73.266
dwc_continent_added  i462739
71.72
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i371164
57.527
dwc_datasetid_added  i368166
57.062
dwc_taxonid_added  i368166
57.062
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i368166
57.062
gbif_canonicalname_added  i368166
57.062
gbif_genericname_added  i368166
57.062
gbif_taxon_corrected  i368166
57.062
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i368163
57.062
dwc_taxonrank_added  i355104
55.038
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i283611
43.957
dwc_family_added  i235878
36.559
taxon_match_failed  i167346
25.937
dwc_order_added  i150708
23.358
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i143364
22.22
gbif_reference_added  i121476
18.828
dwc_class_replaced  i113513
17.593
dwc_multimedia_added  i84237
13.056
dwc_class_added  i74054
11.478
geopoint_datum_missing  i68323
10.589
dwc_genus_replaced  i61241
9.492
gbif_vernacularname_added  i60844
9.43
rev_geocode_eez  i53397
8.276
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i52920
8.202
dwc_phylum_replaced  i52343
8.113
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i45225
7.009
dwc_family_replaced  i24476
3.794
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i23260
3.605
dwc_phylum_added  i17454
2.705
dwc_order_replaced  i13813
2.141
geopoint_low_precision  i12876
1.996
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i6703
1.039
dwc_country_added  i5447
0.844
dwc_country_replaced  i2049
0.318
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1526
0.237
rev_geocode_failure  i1328
0.206
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1033
0.16
dwc_kingdom_added  i837
0.13
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i277
0.043
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i51
0.008
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i51
0.008
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i15
0.002
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  i10
0.002
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i7
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i4
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i3
0
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3
0
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
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