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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 6,483,107
Media Records: 1,410,983
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  i5514094
85.053
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5514094
85.053
dwc_taxonid_added  i5514094
85.053
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5514094
85.053
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5514094
85.053
gbif_genericname_added  i5514094
85.053
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5514094
85.053
gbif_reference_added  i4747594
73.23
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4719938
72.804
gbif_vernacularname_added  i3880274
59.852
dwc_multimedia_added  i3194227
49.27
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2622375
40.449
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2548793
39.314
dwc_continent_added  i2011836
31.032
dwc_class_replaced  i1905213
29.387
dwc_phylum_added  i1870921
28.858
geopoint_datum_missing  i1738977
26.823
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1389225
21.428
dwc_continent_replaced  i1279438
19.735
taxon_match_failed  i1067937
16.473
dwc_order_replaced  i970151
14.964
dwc_order_added  i869842
13.417
geopoint_low_precision  i848996
13.096
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i807833
12.461
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i796485
12.286
rev_geocode_eez  i759954
11.722
dwc_family_replaced  i565834
8.728
dwc_genus_replaced  i371969
5.738
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i259778
4.007
dwc_class_added  i167720
2.587
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i103953
1.603
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63904
0.986
dwc_family_added  i62059
0.957
dwc_country_replaced  i58440
0.901
rev_geocode_mismatch  i53271
0.822
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i49395
0.762
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i43985
0.678
rev_geocode_failure  i42677
0.658
dwc_phylum_replaced  i38901
0.6
geopoint_datum_error  i19740
0.304
dwc_kingdom_added  i9433
0.146
dwc_specificepithet_added  i7138
0.11
rev_geocode_corrected  i6774
0.104
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i4402
0.068
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3297
0.051
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2682
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2601
0.04
dwc_genus_added  i2566
0.04
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i638
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  i58
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i58
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i44
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i34
0.001
geopoint_bounds  i7
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