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NMNH Paleobiology Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 668,322
Media Records: 55,830
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-09-22

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  i496035
74.221
dwc_continent_added  i484458
72.489
dwc_datasetid_added  i342448
51.24
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i342448
51.24
dwc_taxonid_added  i342448
51.24
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i342448
51.24
gbif_canonicalname_added  i342448
51.24
gbif_genericname_added  i342448
51.24
gbif_taxon_corrected  i342448
51.24
dwc_taxonrank_added  i328573
49.164
dwc_family_added  i216870
32.45
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i190122
28.448
dwc_order_added  i126491
18.927
taxon_match_failed  i114118
17.075
gbif_reference_added  i108094
16.174
dwc_class_replaced  i99573
14.899
dwc_multimedia_added  i84782
12.686
geopoint_datum_missing  i74721
11.18
dwc_class_added  i60193
9.007
gbif_vernacularname_added  i59789
8.946
rev_geocode_eez  i55632
8.324
dwc_phylum_replaced  i45703
6.838
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i44181
6.611
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i38423
5.749
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i31731
4.748
dwc_genus_replaced  i25855
3.869
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i25775
3.857
dwc_phylum_added  i18368
2.748
dwc_family_replaced  i17954
2.686
geopoint_low_precision  i15511
2.321
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i13913
2.082
dwc_order_replaced  i8065
1.207
dwc_country_added  i5459
0.817
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i2740
0.41
rev_geocode_failure  i2464
0.369
dwc_country_replaced  i2127
0.318
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1942
0.291
rev_geocode_mismatch  i1164
0.174
dwc_kingdom_added  i694
0.104
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i616
0.092
dwc_genus_added  i419
0.063
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i334
0.05
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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