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ISM Ichthyology Collection

Specimen Records: 1,952
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-01-08

The Illinois State Museum's zoology collections contain over 140,000 specimens representing mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, and mollusks. The museum's collections of vertebrate skeletons and fresh water mollusks are among the most extensive of their type in the U.S. They include large series for many Midwestern species and constitute one of the best comparative collections in the country for the identification of animal remains from archaeological, paleontological, and contemporary forensic contexts.

Contacts

Name Meredith Mahoney
RoleAssistant Curator of Zoology
Emailmjmahoney@museum.state.il.us
Name Meredith Mahoney
RoleAssistant Curator of Zoology
Emailmjmahoney@museum.state.il.us
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FlagRecords With This Flag(%) Percent With This Flag
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98.002
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98.002
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98.002
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98.002
gbif_canonicalname_added  i1913
98.002
gbif_genericname_added  i1913
98.002
gbif_taxon_corrected  i1913
98.002
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i1911
97.9
gbif_reference_added  i1911
97.9
gbif_vernacularname_added  i1911
97.9
idigbio_isocountrycode_added  i1837
94.109
dwc_multimedia_added  i1780
91.189
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67.93
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i607
31.096
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6.865
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i73
3.74
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0.051
dwc_family_replaced  i1
0.051
dwc_genus_replaced  i1
0.051
dwc_phylum_replaced  i1
0.051
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