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Cowan Tetrapod Collection - Herpetology

Specimen Records: 1,863
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2015-11-24

The Cowan Tetrapod Collection herpetology holdings of 206 species is principally a North American synoptic collection. 84% of the living species known to occur in British Columbia are represented. The collection was founded by Dr. Ian McTaggart-Cowan. The herpetology collection is housed at the University of British Columbia Beaty Biodiversity Museum, which contains approximately 2 million natural history specimens.

Contacts

Name Ildiko Szabo
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailildiko@zoology.ubc.ca
Name Ildiko Szabo
RoleAssistant Curator
Emailildiko@zoology.ubc.ca
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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
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i1861
99.893
dwc_datasetid_added  i1825
97.96
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i1825
97.96
dwc_taxonid_added  i1825
97.96
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i1825
97.96
gbif_canonicalname_added  i1825
97.96
gbif_genericname_added  i1825
97.96
gbif_taxon_corrected  i1825
97.96
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1819
97.638
gbif_vernacularname_added  i1752
94.042
gbif_reference_added  i1747
93.773
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i1615
86.688
dwc_multimedia_added  i1521
81.643
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i912
48.953
rev_geocode_eez  i274
14.707
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i264
14.171
dwc_order_added  i72
3.865
dwc_class_replaced  i71
3.811
dwc_family_added  i71
3.811
dwc_genus_added  i71
3.811
dwc_phylum_replaced  i71
3.811
dwc_specificepithet_added  i71
3.811
dwc_family_replaced  i49
2.63
dwc_genus_replaced  i18
0.966
geopoint_low_precision  i8
0.429
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i6
0.322
rev_geocode_mismatch  i6
0.322
taxon_match_failed  i5
0.268
dwc_continent_replaced  i3
0.161
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i2
0.107
rev_geocode_corrected  i1
0.054
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i1
0.054
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