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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 677,040
Media Records: 71,649
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2020-11-29

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  i499657
73.8
dwc_continent_added  i488014
72.081
dwc_datasetid_added  i344306
50.855
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i344306
50.855
dwc_taxonid_added  i344306
50.855
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i344306
50.855
gbif_canonicalname_added  i344306
50.855
gbif_genericname_added  i344306
50.855
gbif_taxon_corrected  i344306
50.855
dwc_taxonrank_added  i330430
48.805
dwc_family_added  i217548
32.132
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i190418
28.125
dwc_order_added  i127126
18.777
taxon_match_failed  i114157
16.861
gbif_reference_added  i108339
16.002
dwc_class_replaced  i100205
14.8
dwc_multimedia_added  i85041
12.561
geopoint_datum_missing  i75580
11.163
dwc_class_added  i60193
8.891
gbif_vernacularname_added  i60024
8.866
rev_geocode_eez  i55949
8.264
dwc_phylum_replaced  i47218
6.974
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i44185
6.526
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i38427
5.676
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i33275
4.915
dwc_genus_replaced  i25865
3.82
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i25782
3.808
dwc_phylum_added  i18368
2.713
dwc_family_replaced  i17954
2.652
geopoint_low_precision  i15698
2.319
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i13914
2.055
dwc_order_replaced  i8065
1.191
dwc_country_added  i5459
0.806
rev_geocode_failure  i2815
0.416
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2740
0.405
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i2429
0.359
dwc_country_replaced  i2138
0.316
dwc_genus_added  i1929
0.285
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1170
0.173
dwc_kingdom_added  i694
0.103
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i617
0.091
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i334
0.049
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  i19
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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