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LSUMZ Mammal Tissues

Specimen Records: 6,717
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-01-08

About the Collection: LSU is a leader in vertebrate tissue preservation, and the museum’s frozen tissues collection is the largest of its kind in the world. Given the increasing importance of molecular studies (which rely heavily on frozen tissues), the value of this collection is certain to increase in the future. The collection regularly provides samples of tissues to U.S. and foreign scientists. These tissues are used for a wide variety of studies in forensics, epidemiology, conservation, wildlife management, comparative molecular genetics, and phylogenetics. Many tissue samples in the collection are from Neotropical species whose habitats have been disturbed or destroyed. Thus, we have a DNA (genetic) record of those organisms, even though the species themselves may be extinct in all or part of their former range. For information about how to obtain a tissue loan see: https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/mns/files/2015/09/tissuegrantpolicy-2015.pdf

Contacts

Name Donna Dittmann
RoleCollections Manager
Emailddittma@lsu.edu
Name Donna Dittmann
RoleCollections Manager
Emailddittma@lsu.edu
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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
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99.285
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i6669
99.285
dwc_taxonid_added  i6669
99.285
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i6669
99.285
gbif_canonicalname_added  i6669
99.285
gbif_genericname_added  i6669
99.285
gbif_taxon_corrected  i6669
99.285
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i6629
98.69
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i6545
97.439
gbif_vernacularname_added  i6486
96.561
gbif_reference_added  i6473
96.367
dwc_multimedia_added  i5079
75.614
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i4411
65.669
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i1519
22.614
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i875
13.027
dwc_genus_replaced  i140
2.084
taxon_match_failed  i116
1.727
dwc_family_replaced  i86
1.28
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i63
0.938
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i18
0.268
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