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Recordset

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The reptiles and amphibians collection (RA) of the Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN - Paris)

Specimen Records: 202,386
Media Records: 11,710
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-08-08

The collection of Reptiles and Amphibians of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle started in the early 19th century and has handwritten catalogues that date from 1864. The records in the Reptile and Amphiphibian database were transcribed from these catalogues. Most entries have not yet been checked for errors or verified against the collections. Thus there is a great heterogeneity in taxonomy and in geographical information. Beside the individual labelling system, the collection uses numbers to store specimens according to their specific name. This allows attaching to this number various historical names and the valid one. Locality names are written usually in French transliteration. Our curators and collection managers can help users concerning these issues. Search results will give only part of the information available on the database. They help the researchers to learn about the holdings of the collection and the gross geographical origin. More detailed information can be obtained by writing to the curators. The results should not be used as primary data without check back to the specimens. The issue of the database is to prepare loan requests or visits to the collection. For any request contact: http://colhelper.mnhn.fr/

Contacts

Name MNHN
RoleProvider
Emailnone
Name Simon Chagnoux
Rolenone
Emailgbifprovider@mnhn.fr
Name Roge Bour
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Alain Dubois
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Ivan Ineich
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Annemarie Ohler
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Laure Pierre
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Jérôme Courtois
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Laure Pierre
RoleCorrespondant
Emailnone
  • 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
dwc_datasetid_added  i155195
76.683
dwc_kingdom_added  i155195
76.683
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i155195
76.683
dwc_taxonid_added  i155195
76.683
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i155195
76.683
dwc_taxonrank_added  i155195
76.683
gbif_canonicalname_added  i155195
76.683
gbif_genericname_added  i155195
76.683
gbif_taxon_corrected  i155195
76.683
dwc_phylum_added  i155194
76.682
dwc_specificepithet_added  i132304
65.372
gbif_vernacularname_added  i129601
64.037
gbif_reference_added  i126220
62.366
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i75488
37.299
dwc_multimedia_added  i71877
35.515
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i59442
29.371
dwc_family_added  i57237
28.281
taxon_match_failed  i50977
25.188
dwc_continent_replaced  i45049
22.259
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i37267
18.414
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i26736
13.21
dwc_continent_added  i21253
10.501
dwc_country_replaced  i13527
6.684
dwc_family_replaced  i11926
5.893
dwc_order_added  i6946
3.432
dwc_order_replaced  i5349
2.643
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i4606
2.276
dwc_class_added  i3731
1.844
geopoint_datum_missing  i3571
1.764
dwc_genus_replaced  i2344
1.158
geopoint_low_precision  i1000
0.494
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i687
0.339
dwc_class_replaced  i178
0.088
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i164
0.081
datecollected_bounds  i120
0.059
rev_geocode_eez  i41
0.02
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i21
0.01
geopoint_pre_flip  i18
0.009
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.007
rev_geocode_mismatch  i4
0.002
scientificname_added  i1
0
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