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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 6,483,107
Media Records: 1,410,850
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-06-14

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 Linda Ward
RoleData Manager
Emailwardl@si.edu
Name Patricia Gentili-Poole
RoleCollections Information Manager
Emailgentilip@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
  • 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  i5942889
91.667
dwc_datasetid_added  i5485997
84.62
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5485997
84.62
dwc_taxonid_added  i5485997
84.62
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5485997
84.62
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5485997
84.62
gbif_genericname_added  i5485997
84.62
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5485997
84.62
gbif_reference_added  i4718350
72.779
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4698208
72.468
gbif_vernacularname_added  i3861342
59.56
dwc_multimedia_added  i3196231
49.301
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2597028
40.058
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2545667
39.266
dwc_continent_added  i2011836
31.032
dwc_class_replaced  i1902591
29.347
dwc_phylum_added  i1869324
28.834
geopoint_datum_missing  i1738977
26.823
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1365421
21.061
dwc_continent_replaced  i1279438
19.735
taxon_match_failed  i1139302
17.573
dwc_order_replaced  i968748
14.943
dwc_order_added  i869171
13.407
geopoint_low_precision  i848996
13.096
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i790259
12.19
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i766243
11.819
rev_geocode_eez  i759954
11.722
dwc_family_replaced  i559819
8.635
dwc_genus_replaced  i354738
5.472
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i260849
4.024
dwc_class_added  i167692
2.587
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i100016
1.543
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63904
0.986
dwc_family_added  i61717
0.952
dwc_country_replaced  i58440
0.901
rev_geocode_mismatch  i53271
0.822
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i49402
0.762
rev_geocode_failure  i42677
0.658
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i40969
0.632
dwc_phylum_replaced  i37962
0.586
geopoint_datum_error  i19740
0.304
dwc_kingdom_added  i9431
0.145
rev_geocode_corrected  i6774
0.104
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6494
0.1
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i4454
0.069
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3297
0.051
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2682
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2601
0.04
dwc_genus_added  i1319
0.02
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i622
0.01
geopoint_0_coord  i516
0.008
geopoint_similar_coord  i509
0.008
dwc_country_added  i443
0.007
geopoint_pre_flip  i375
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i340
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i299
0.005
rev_geocode_flip  i293
0.005
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i84
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i56
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i56
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i44
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i34
0.001
geopoint_bounds  i7
0
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