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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 280,077
Media Records: 2,985
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-12-06

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  i279339
99.737
geopoint_datum_error  i278822
99.552
dwc_datasetid_added  i155205
55.415
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i155205
55.415
dwc_taxonid_added  i155205
55.415
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i155205
55.415
dwc_taxonrank_added  i155205
55.415
gbif_canonicalname_added  i155205
55.415
gbif_genericname_added  i155205
55.415
gbif_taxon_corrected  i155205
55.415
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i140656
50.22
gbif_reference_added  i122535
43.75
dwc_multimedia_added  i97073
34.659
gbif_vernacularname_added  i78495
28.026
taxon_match_failed  i27867
9.95
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i13823
4.935
rev_geocode_eez  i11495
4.104
dwc_genus_replaced  i6255
2.233
geopoint_low_precision  i4663
1.665
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i2975
1.062
dwc_genus_added  i2920
1.043
dwc_family_replaced  i2676
0.955
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2555
0.912
dwc_order_replaced  i1693
0.604
dwc_family_added  i1599
0.571
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1048
0.374
dwc_class_replaced  i703
0.251
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i613
0.219
dwc_phylum_replaced  i594
0.212
geopoint_datum_missing  i546
0.195
dwc_order_added  i315
0.112
dwc_class_added  i152
0.054
dwc_continent_replaced  i35
0.012
rev_geocode_mismatch  i29
0.01
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i6
0.002
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