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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 654,955
Media Records: 48,874
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-06-14

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
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  • 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  i474208
72.403
dwc_continent_added  i463357
70.746
dwc_datasetid_added  i323207
49.348
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i323207
49.348
dwc_taxonid_added  i323207
49.348
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i323207
49.348
gbif_canonicalname_added  i323207
49.348
gbif_genericname_added  i323207
49.348
gbif_taxon_corrected  i323207
49.348
dwc_taxonrank_added  i311501
47.561
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i252392
38.536
taxon_match_failed  i234642
35.826
dwc_family_added  i191527
29.243
dwc_order_added  i118715
18.126
gbif_reference_added  i115069
17.569
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i114567
17.492
dwc_class_replaced  i100178
15.295
dwc_multimedia_added  i82556
12.605
geopoint_datum_missing  i68323
10.432
gbif_vernacularname_added  i64669
9.874
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i54825
8.371
dwc_class_added  i53803
8.215
rev_geocode_eez  i53397
8.153
dwc_phylum_replaced  i42687
6.518
dwc_genus_replaced  i40725
6.218
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i38187
5.83
dwc_family_replaced  i21879
3.341
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i20901
3.191
dwc_phylum_added  i14717
2.247
geopoint_low_precision  i12876
1.966
dwc_order_replaced  i12722
1.942
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i11749
1.794
dwc_country_added  i5452
0.832
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4273
0.652
dwc_country_replaced  i2061
0.315
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1753
0.268
rev_geocode_failure  i1328
0.203
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1285
0.196
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1033
0.158
dwc_kingdom_added  i599
0.091
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i277
0.042
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i51
0.008
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i51
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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