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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 6,864,629
Media Records: 1,701,500
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

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 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  i6306781
91.874
dwc_datasetid_added  i5806468
84.585
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i5806468
84.585
dwc_taxonid_added  i5806468
84.585
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i5806468
84.585
gbif_canonicalname_added  i5806468
84.585
gbif_genericname_added  i5806468
84.585
gbif_taxon_corrected  i5806468
84.585
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4998029
72.808
gbif_reference_added  i4993350
72.74
gbif_vernacularname_added  i4094253
59.643
dwc_multimedia_added  i3395190
49.459
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i2826216
41.171
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2583252
37.631
dwc_continent_added  i2078053
30.272
dwc_class_replaced  i1935811
28.2
dwc_phylum_added  i1908256
27.798
geopoint_datum_missing  i1823720
26.567
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1419077
20.672
dwc_continent_replaced  i1416215
20.631
taxon_match_failed  i1253109
18.255
dwc_order_replaced  i1067234
15.547
geopoint_low_precision  i885807
12.904
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i811421
11.82
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i806135
11.743
rev_geocode_eez  i775354
11.295
dwc_order_added  i746269
10.871
dwc_family_replaced  i589125
8.582
dwc_genus_replaced  i379003
5.521
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i233706
3.404
dwc_class_added  i143986
2.098
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i115703
1.685
dwc_country_replaced  i64513
0.94
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i63630
0.927
dwc_family_added  i61857
0.901
rev_geocode_mismatch  i57250
0.834
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i50853
0.741
rev_geocode_failure  i44028
0.641
dwc_phylum_replaced  i42092
0.613
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i21436
0.312
geopoint_datum_error  i20332
0.296
dwc_kingdom_added  i10207
0.149
rev_geocode_corrected  i7329
0.107
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6498
0.095
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i5161
0.075
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i3553
0.052
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i2824
0.041
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2695
0.039
dwc_genus_added  i1324
0.019
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i627
0.009
geopoint_similar_coord  i553
0.008
geopoint_0_coord  i542
0.008
dwc_country_added  i432
0.006
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i392
0.006
rev_geocode_flip  i372
0.005
datecollected_bounds  i310
0.005
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i105
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i56
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i56
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i50
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i33
0
geopoint_bounds  i7
0
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