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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 7,112,112
Media Records: 2,011,864
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-07-13

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
  • 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  i6527821
91.785
dwc_datasetid_added  i6012571
84.54
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i6012571
84.54
dwc_taxonid_added  i6012571
84.54
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i6012571
84.54
gbif_canonicalname_added  i6012571
84.54
gbif_genericname_added  i6012571
84.54
gbif_taxon_corrected  i6012571
84.54
dwc_taxonrank_added  i5185954
72.917
gbif_reference_added  i5113288
71.895
gbif_vernacularname_added  i4116085
57.874
dwc_multimedia_added  i3443487
48.417
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2973871
41.814
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2531705
35.597
dwc_continent_added  i2120631
29.817
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i2074906
29.174
dwc_class_replaced  i1980564
27.848
dwc_phylum_added  i1976409
27.789
geopoint_datum_missing  i1876948
26.391
dwc_continent_replaced  i1510651
21.241
taxon_match_failed  i1378113
19.377
dwc_order_replaced  i1103258
15.512
geopoint_low_precision  i913661
12.847
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i828250
11.646
rev_geocode_eez  i791881
11.134
dwc_order_added  i663102
9.324
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i662405
9.314
dwc_family_replaced  i597815
8.406
dwc_genus_replaced  i354894
4.99
dwc_class_added  i230483
3.241
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i205920
2.895
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i110463
1.553
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i80333
1.13
dwc_country_replaced  i68669
0.966
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i64010
0.9
rev_geocode_mismatch  i58197
0.818
dwc_family_added  i52852
0.743
rev_geocode_failure  i44507
0.626
dwc_phylum_replaced  i24671
0.347
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i21603
0.304
geopoint_datum_error  i19909
0.28
dwc_kingdom_added  i14522
0.204
rev_geocode_corrected  i7688
0.108
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i7005
0.098
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6360
0.089
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3724
0.052
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2945
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2709
0.038
dwc_genus_added  i2106
0.03
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i1856
0.026
geopoint_0_coord  i544
0.008
geopoint_similar_coord  i540
0.008
dwc_country_added  i436
0.006
rev_geocode_flip  i420
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i404
0.006
datecollected_bounds  i222
0.003
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i115
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i115
0.002
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i106
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i51
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i38
0.001
geopoint_bounds  i7
0
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