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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 292,281
Media Records: 3,014
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-09-07

The UAM Insect collection is the northern-most facility of its kind in the United States. 98.5% of our records are from Alaska. Although a young collection (begun in 2000), we have recently surpassed 200,000 records representing over 1 million specimens (as of June 2014), making this collection the fourth largest in the US in entomology with data served to iDigBio. Over 99% of these records have been georeferenced. Over 75% of the pinned collection has been databased; approximately 10% of the wet collection has been databased. At least one specimen of every lowest identification, in both the pinned and wet collections, has been databased so we have a complete online taxon inventory of the collection. 136,257 specimens have been identified to the species level - these represent 2,869 species (23% are apparent new records for the state). Coleoptera, Odonata, and Hymenoptera are the most well-curated groups. 56,187 of these specimen records have been cited or otherwise used in 38 peer-reviewed publications. Please use this DOI to cite this collection / dataset: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.7299/X75D8S0H

Contacts

Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@vertnet.org
Name David Bloom
RoleVertNet Coordinator
Emaildbloom@vertnet.org
Name John Wieczorek
RoleInformation Architect
Emailtuco@berkeley.edu
Name Dusty McDonald
RoleArctos Database Programmer
Emaildlmcdonald@alaska.edu
Name Derek Sikes
RoleCurator of Insects
Emaildssikes@alaska.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  i291673
99.792
geopoint_datum_error  i291015
99.567
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i189395
64.799
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i189395
64.799
dwc_datasetid_added  i102869
35.195
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i102869
35.195
dwc_taxonid_added  i102869
35.195
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i102869
35.195
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i102869
35.195
gbif_canonicalname_added  i102869
35.195
gbif_genericname_added  i102869
35.195
gbif_taxon_corrected  i102869
35.195
dwc_phylum_replaced  i102856
35.191
dwc_class_replaced  i102799
35.171
dwc_order_replaced  i102775
35.163
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i102517
35.075
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i100450
34.368
dwc_multimedia_added  i74734
25.569
gbif_reference_added  i59159
20.24
gbif_vernacularname_added  i50298
17.209
scientificname_added  i34310
11.739
rev_geocode_eez  i11497
3.934
taxon_match_failed  i9391
3.213
dwc_genus_replaced  i4947
1.693
geopoint_low_precision  i4645
1.589
dwc_family_replaced  i4402
1.506
geopoint_datum_missing  i559
0.191
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i517
0.177
dwc_kingdom_added  i352
0.12
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i175
0.06
dwc_continent_replaced  i33
0.011
rev_geocode_mismatch  i31
0.011
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
rev_geocode_corrected  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0
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