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NMNH Extant Specimen Records (USNM, US)

Specimen Records: 8,991,025
Media Records: 3,350,453
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2022-04-27

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
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@si.edu
Name Chris Tuccinardi
RoleInformation Management
Emailtuccinar@si.edu
Name Karen Reed
RoleData Manager
Emailreedk@si.edu
Name Jessica Bird
RoleCollections Information Manager
Emailbirdj@si.edu
Name Jeff Williams
RoleCollection Manager
Emailwilliamsjt@si.edu
Name Kenneth Tighe
RoleDatabase Coordinator
Emailtighek@si.edu
Name Brian Schmidt
RoleMuseum Specialist
Emailschmidtb@si.edu
Name Ingrid Rochon
RoleScientific Data Manager
Emailrochoni@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@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  i8353625
92.911
dwc_datasetid_added  i7585913
84.372
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i7585913
84.372
dwc_taxonid_added  i7585913
84.372
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i7585913
84.372
gbif_canonicalname_added  i7585913
84.372
gbif_genericname_added  i7585913
84.372
gbif_taxon_corrected  i7585913
84.372
dwc_taxonrank_added  i6628052
73.719
gbif_reference_added  i6458071
71.828
gbif_vernacularname_added  i5272546
58.642
dwc_multimedia_added  i4368177
48.584
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i4168131
46.359
dwc_continent_replaced  i3880878
43.164
dwc_class_replaced  i3228957
35.913
dwc_phylum_added  i3153396
35.073
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2634378
29.3
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i2468231
27.452
geopoint_datum_missing  i2363214
26.284
taxon_match_failed  i1938756
21.563
geopoint_low_precision  i1127962
12.545
rev_geocode_eez  i968763
10.775
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i955393
10.626
dwc_continent_added  i866918
9.642
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i837715
9.317
dwc_family_replaced  i718156
7.987
dwc_order_replaced  i690819
7.683
dwc_order_added  i514005
5.717
dwc_genus_replaced  i431887
4.804
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i336902
3.747
dwc_class_added  i170488
1.896
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i115862
1.289
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i87861
0.977
dwc_country_replaced  i81861
0.91
rev_geocode_mismatch  i64750
0.72
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63274
0.704
rev_geocode_failure  i53271
0.592
dwc_family_added  i41746
0.464
dwc_phylum_replaced  i37139
0.413
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i21687
0.241
geopoint_datum_error  i20786
0.231
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i9553
0.106
rev_geocode_corrected  i9404
0.105
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6335
0.07
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i4767
0.053
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3163
0.035
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i3025
0.034
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i2111
0.023
dwc_genus_added  i1493
0.017
dwc_kingdom_added  i1107
0.012
rev_geocode_flip  i746
0.008
geopoint_0_coord  i650
0.007
geopoint_similar_coord  i601
0.007
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i500
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i127
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i115
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i115
0.001
dwc_country_added  i96
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i60
0.001
datecollected_bounds  i41
0
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i41
0
geopoint_bounds  i14
0
geopoint_pre_flip  i4
0
scientificname_added  i4
0
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