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Amphibian Specimens

Specimen Records: 28,723
Media Records: 0
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-09-21

The Herpetology collection currently contains nearly 52,000 cataloged specimens of amphibians and reptiles. A large proportion of the collection is composed of amphibians and reptiles from the United States (46 states are represented), and many of these species are from the Southern Plains and Oklahoma. Approximately 60% (~31,000 specimens) of the collection is made up of Oklahoma specimens, making it the largest repository of Oklahoma amphibians. The collection also contains specimens from a total of 50 countries, with relatively large numbers from Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador, and Egypt. An early collection of specimens is from the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador.

Contacts

Name Cameron Siler
RoleCurator
Emailcamsiler@ou.edu
Name Paul King
RoleHead of IT
Emailpking@ou.edu
Name Sarah Sanger
RoleInformation Systems Lead
Emailssanger@ou.edu
Name Karen Whitecotton
RoleRegistrar
Emailregistrar.samnoblemuseum@ou.edu
Name Jessa Watters
RoleCollection Manager
Emailjwatters@ou.edu
Name Cameron Siler
RoleCurator
Emailcamsiler@ou.edu
  • Data Corrected
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  • 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
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99.272
dwc_continent_added  i28481
99.157
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97.424
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97.424
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97.424
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97.424
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97.424
dwc_taxonrank_added  i27983
97.424
gbif_canonicalname_added  i27983
97.424
gbif_genericname_added  i27983
97.424
gbif_taxon_corrected  i27983
97.424
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i27807
96.811
gbif_reference_added  i27317
95.105
gbif_vernacularname_added  i26577
92.529
dwc_multimedia_added  i21717
75.608
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i14480
50.413
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i1631
5.678
dwc_family_replaced  i995
3.464
dwc_genus_replaced  i586
2.04
taxon_match_failed  i509
1.772
geopoint_low_precision  i427
1.487
geopoint_datum_error  i156
0.543
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i104
0.362
rev_geocode_eez  i93
0.324
dwc_class_replaced  i11
0.038
dwc_genus_added  i11
0.038
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i11
0.038
dwc_order_replaced  i11
0.038
rev_geocode_mismatch  i9
0.031
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i6
0.021
dwc_country_replaced  i1
0.003
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i1
0.003
geopoint_datum_missing  i1
0.003
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