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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 6,980,319
Media Records: 1,968,627
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-04-13

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 Tom Hollowell
RoleInformation Technology Specialist
Emailhollowellt@si.edu
Name Chris Tuccinardi
RoleInformation Management
Emailtuccinar@si.edu
Name Karen Reed
RoleData Manager
Emailwardl@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 Craig Ludwig
RoleScientific Data Manager
Emailludwigc@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  i6399110
91.674
dwc_datasetid_added  i5903444
84.573
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5903444
84.573
dwc_taxonid_added  i5903444
84.573
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5903444
84.573
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5903444
84.573
gbif_genericname_added  i5903444
84.573
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5903444
84.573
dwc_taxonrank_added  i5083235
72.822
gbif_reference_added  i5014475
71.837
gbif_vernacularname_added  i4041888
57.904
dwc_multimedia_added  i3385978
48.507
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2911684
41.713
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2510323
35.963
dwc_continent_added  i2097563
30.05
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i2046542
29.319
dwc_class_replaced  i1904171
27.279
dwc_phylum_added  i1895702
27.158
geopoint_datum_missing  i1853475
26.553
dwc_continent_replaced  i1453474
20.822
taxon_match_failed  i1335494
19.132
dwc_order_replaced  i1079221
15.461
geopoint_low_precision  i902323
12.927
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i821551
11.77
rev_geocode_eez  i784245
11.235
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i651689
9.336
dwc_order_added  i649841
9.31
dwc_family_replaced  i593950
8.509
dwc_genus_replaced  i353776
5.068
dwc_class_added  i225326
3.228
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i198361
2.842
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i110085
1.577
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i78735
1.128
dwc_country_replaced  i66114
0.947
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63532
0.91
rev_geocode_mismatch  i57710
0.827
dwc_family_added  i53016
0.76
rev_geocode_failure  i44353
0.635
dwc_phylum_replaced  i24651
0.353
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i21607
0.31
geopoint_datum_error  i19916
0.285
dwc_kingdom_added  i9854
0.141
rev_geocode_corrected  i7464
0.107
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i7000
0.1
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6416
0.092
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3618
0.052
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2875
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2705
0.039
dwc_genus_added  i2089
0.03
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i1846
0.026
geopoint_0_coord  i541
0.008
geopoint_similar_coord  i537
0.008
dwc_country_added  i437
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i395
0.006
rev_geocode_flip  i386
0.006
datecollected_bounds  i225
0.003
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i115
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i115
0.002
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i106
0.002
rev_geocode_both_sign  i51
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i33
0
geopoint_bounds  i7
0
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