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Illinois Natural History Survey - Amphibian and Reptile Collection

Specimen Records: 30,200
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-10-13

The Illinois Natural History Survey Amphibian and Reptile Collection contains approximately 24,000 catalogued specimens, representing 55 families and over 550 species (51% Amphibia, 49% Reptilia). The geographical emphasis is Illinois (75%). This is the result of the efforts of Phil W. Smith, who collected specimens from 1935 to 1949 for his comprehensive study "The Amphibians and Reptiles of Illinois," published in 1961. In addition to the Illinois material, the INHS collection also houses specimens from 45 other U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Most notable among these are specimens collected by P.W. Smith from California (1943-1952) and Mexico (1957-1965), specimens of S.A. Minton from Pakistan, Mexico and Texas and specimens from Thailand collected by R.W. Larimore (1963).

Contacts

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Emailcms@inhs.illinois.edu
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Emailcms@inhs.illinois.edu
Name Dan Wylie
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Emaildwylie@illinois.edu
Name Rachel
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Name Dan Wylie
RoleCollection Manager
Emaildwylie@illinois.edu
  • Data Corrected
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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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99.652
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99.652
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99.652
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99.652
gbif_canonicalname_added  i30095
99.652
gbif_genericname_added  i30095
99.652
gbif_taxon_corrected  i30095
99.652
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i30039
99.467
gbif_vernacularname_added  i30013
99.381
dwc_continent_added  i30011
99.374
geopoint_datum_missing  i29615
98.063
gbif_reference_added  i29546
97.834
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92.109
dwc_multimedia_added  i26727
88.5
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60.328
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48.066
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14.377
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7.543
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5.099
taxon_match_failed  i1490
4.934
dwc_genus_replaced  i983
3.255
dwc_family_replaced  i729
2.414
geopoint_low_precision  i568
1.881
dwc_class_added  i416
1.377
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1.377
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1.377
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1.377
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i162
0.536
rev_geocode_mismatch  i131
0.434
rev_geocode_corrected  i113
0.374
rev_geocode_eez  i96
0.318
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i61
0.202
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i53
0.175
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0.175
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i51
0.169
rev_geocode_failure  i40
0.132
dwc_family_added  i33
0.109
dwc_country_replaced  i22
0.073
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i15
0.05
datecollected_bounds  i4
0.013
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i4
0.013
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i2
0.007
dwc_genus_added  i1
0.003
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i1
0.003
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1
0.003
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0.003
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i1
0.003
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