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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 309,577
Media Records: 3,014
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-05-06

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  i308969
99.804
geopoint_datum_error  i308309
99.59
dwc_datasetid_added  i184587
59.626
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i184587
59.626
dwc_taxonid_added  i184587
59.626
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i184587
59.626
gbif_canonicalname_added  i184587
59.626
gbif_genericname_added  i184587
59.626
gbif_taxon_corrected  i184587
59.626
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i169293
54.685
gbif_reference_added  i125518
40.545
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i97021
31.34
dwc_multimedia_added  i88941
28.73
taxon_match_failed  i73098
23.612
gbif_vernacularname_added  i71944
23.239
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i35656
11.518
dwc_genus_added  i14634
4.727
rev_geocode_eez  i12296
3.972
dwc_order_replaced  i10699
3.456
dwc_family_added  i9505
3.07
dwc_genus_replaced  i6413
2.072
geopoint_low_precision  i4649
1.502
dwc_family_replaced  i4539
1.466
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4443
1.435
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3887
1.256
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2748
0.888
dwc_class_replaced  i1000
0.323
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i748
0.242
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i743
0.24
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i699
0.226
dwc_phylum_replaced  i582
0.188
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i581
0.188
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i581
0.188
geopoint_datum_missing  i569
0.184
dwc_order_added  i297
0.096
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i179
0.058
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i76
0.025
dwc_continent_replaced  i36
0.012
rev_geocode_mismatch  i30
0.01
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
rev_geocode_corrected  i1
0
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i1
0
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