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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 6,324,215
Media Records: 1,214,868
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-04-20

Public records of accessioned specimens and observations curated by the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. These data are from the Departments of Botany, Entomology, Invertebrate Zoology and Vertebrate Zoology (Amphibians & Reptiles, Birds, Fishes, and Mammals) and include more than 270,000 primary type specimen records.

Contacts

Name Thomas Orrell
RoleBranch Chief, NMNH Informatics
Emailorrellt@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  i5781807
91.423
dwc_datasetid_added  i5608273
88.679
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5608273
88.679
dwc_taxonid_added  i5608273
88.679
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5608273
88.679
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5608273
88.679
gbif_genericname_added  i5608273
88.679
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5608273
88.679
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4802265
75.935
gbif_reference_added  i4771522
75.448
gbif_vernacularname_added  i3609666
57.077
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2580190
40.799
dwc_multimedia_added  i2553547
40.377
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2497651
39.493
dwc_continent_added  i1965668
31.082
dwc_class_replaced  i1815708
28.71
dwc_phylum_added  i1770881
28.002
geopoint_datum_missing  i1732395
27.393
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1455779
23.019
dwc_continent_replaced  i1227294
19.406
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i929288
14.694
dwc_order_replaced  i905111
14.312
geopoint_low_precision  i844309
13.35
dwc_order_added  i842459
13.321
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i804712
12.724
rev_geocode_eez  i758313
11.991
dwc_family_replaced  i598271
9.46
dwc_genus_replaced  i481264
7.61
taxon_match_failed  i409769
6.479
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i257932
4.078
dwc_class_added  i164713
2.604
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i112809
1.784
dwc_family_added  i64989
1.028
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63886
1.01
dwc_country_replaced  i55636
0.88
rev_geocode_mismatch  i53209
0.841
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i51378
0.812
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i49407
0.781
dwc_phylum_replaced  i46132
0.729
rev_geocode_failure  i42635
0.674
geopoint_datum_error  i19733
0.312
dwc_kingdom_added  i9376
0.148
dwc_specificepithet_added  i8097
0.128
rev_geocode_corrected  i6650
0.105
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i4418
0.07
dwc_genus_added  i3757
0.059
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3211
0.051
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2681
0.042
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2592
0.041
geopoint_similar_coord  i519
0.008
geopoint_0_coord  i518
0.008
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i491
0.008
dwc_country_added  i443
0.007
geopoint_pre_flip  i375
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i333
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i298
0.005
rev_geocode_flip  i271
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i77
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i45
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i32
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i21
0
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i21
0
geopoint_bounds  i7
0
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