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VMNH Invertebrate Paleontology

Specimen Records: 1,953
Media Records: 1,756
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2016-07-28

The collections at the Virginia Museum of Natural History continue to grow, in keeping with the mission and purposes of the Museum: "to interpret Virginia's natural heritage within a global context in ways that are relevant to all the citizens of the Commonwealth, . . . to preserve elements of natural history, to serve as a permanent repository for specimens, especially those of Virginia origin, and to make the natural history material and its data accessible to researchers and the public." The collections provide the basis for both in-house research and research that extends nationally and internationally. There are more than more than 10,000,000 specimens in the Invertebrate Fossils collection

Contacts

Name Christina Byrd
RolePaleontology Technician
Emailchristina.byrd@vmnh.virginia.gov
Name Haley Cartmell
RoleCollections Manager
Emailhaley.cartmell@vmnh.virginia.gov
  • Data Corrected
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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
geopoint_datum_error  i1953
100
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i1953
100
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i1879
96.211
dwc_kingdom_added  i672
34.409
taxon_match_failed  i72
3.687
dwc_datasetid_added  i60
3.072
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i60
3.072
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i60
3.072
dwc_taxonid_added  i60
3.072
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i60
3.072
gbif_canonicalname_added  i60
3.072
gbif_genericname_added  i60
3.072
gbif_taxon_corrected  i60
3.072
dwc_family_added  i16
0.819
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i16
0.819
dwc_genus_replaced  i14
0.717
dwc_family_replaced  i12
0.614
dwc_order_replaced  i12
0.614
gbif_reference_added  i8
0.41
dwc_genus_added  i4
0.205
dwc_order_added  i4
0.205
dwc_multimedia_added  i3
0.154
dwc_class_added  i1
0.051
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