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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 668,133
Media Records: 55,827
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-08-08

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  i495891
74.22
dwc_continent_added  i484332
72.49
dwc_datasetid_added  i342209
51.219
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i342209
51.219
dwc_taxonid_added  i342209
51.219
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i342209
51.219
gbif_canonicalname_added  i342209
51.219
gbif_genericname_added  i342209
51.219
gbif_taxon_corrected  i342209
51.219
dwc_taxonrank_added  i328334
49.142
dwc_family_added  i216872
32.459
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i190122
28.456
dwc_order_added  i126494
18.932
taxon_match_failed  i114121
17.081
gbif_reference_added  i108068
16.175
dwc_class_replaced  i99549
14.9
dwc_multimedia_added  i84782
12.689
geopoint_datum_missing  i74516
11.153
dwc_class_added  i60195
9.009
gbif_vernacularname_added  i59762
8.945
rev_geocode_eez  i55565
8.316
dwc_phylum_replaced  i45487
6.808
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i44181
6.613
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i38425
5.751
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i31489
4.713
dwc_genus_replaced  i25858
3.87
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i25775
3.858
dwc_phylum_added  i18368
2.749
dwc_family_replaced  i17958
2.688
geopoint_low_precision  i15406
2.306
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i13913
2.082
dwc_order_replaced  i8063
1.207
dwc_country_added  i5459
0.817
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2740
0.41
dwc_country_replaced  i2631
0.394
rev_geocode_failure  i2457
0.368
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1942
0.291
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1161
0.174
dwc_kingdom_added  i694
0.104
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i615
0.092
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i334
0.05
dwc_genus_added  i201
0.03
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i38
0.006
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i38
0.006
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i33
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i21
0.003
geopoint_0_coord  i17
0.003
rev_geocode_corrected  i17
0.003
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i14
0.002
geopoint_similar_coord  i12
0.002
dwc_continent_replaced  i11
0.002
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i8
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i5
0.001
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3
0
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0
geopoint_bounds  i1
0
rev_geocode_flip  i1
0
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