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NMNH Extant Specimen and Observation Records

Specimen Records: 5,786,167
Media Records: 805,190
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2016-10-07

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
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i5310671
91.782
dwc_datasetid_added  i5298382
91.57
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5298382
91.57
dwc_taxonid_added  i5298382
91.57
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5298382
91.57
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5298382
91.57
gbif_genericname_added  i5298382
91.57
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5298382
91.57
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i5236673
90.503
gbif_reference_added  i4659712
80.532
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4535117
78.379
gbif_vernacularname_added  i3423978
59.175
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2638743
45.604
dwc_multimedia_added  i2438311
42.14
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2252247
38.925
dwc_continent_added  i1872252
32.357
geopoint_datum_missing  i1540768
26.628
dwc_class_replaced  i1404408
24.272
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1394776
24.105
dwc_phylum_added  i1356767
23.448
dwc_continent_replaced  i943876
16.313
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i895387
15.475
dwc_order_replaced  i858949
14.845
dwc_order_added  i779943
13.479
rev_geocode_eez  i745056
12.877
geopoint_low_precision  i723966
12.512
dwc_family_replaced  i630983
10.905
dwc_genus_replaced  i496537
8.581
taxon_match_failed  i375490
6.489
dwc_class_added  i316738
5.474
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i273562
4.728
dwc_phylum_replaced  i91812
1.587
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i91754
1.586
dwc_family_added  i72049
1.245
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i66208
1.144
dwc_country_replaced  i49303
0.852
rev_geocode_mismatch  i48458
0.837
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i48178
0.833
rev_geocode_failure  i42227
0.73
geopoint_datum_error  i19332
0.334
dwc_specificepithet_added  i8069
0.139
dwc_kingdom_added  i7170
0.124
rev_geocode_corrected  i6170
0.107
dwc_genus_added  i4247
0.073
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i3731
0.064
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3103
0.054
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2606
0.045
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2370
0.041
geopoint_0_coord  i492
0.009
geopoint_similar_coord  i484
0.008
dwc_country_added  i445
0.008
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i302
0.005
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i298
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i274
0.005
rev_geocode_flip  i249
0.004
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i75
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i43
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i32
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i21
0
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i21
0
geopoint_bounds  i10
0
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