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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 320,043
Media Records: 6,578
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2019-08-08

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  i319435
99.81
geopoint_datum_error  i318774
99.603
dwc_datasetid_added  i196982
61.549
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i196982
61.549
dwc_taxonid_added  i196982
61.549
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i196982
61.549
gbif_canonicalname_added  i196982
61.549
gbif_genericname_added  i196982
61.549
gbif_taxon_corrected  i196982
61.549
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i181506
56.713
gbif_reference_added  i136622
42.689
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i106252
33.199
dwc_multimedia_added  i97747
30.542
gbif_vernacularname_added  i80447
25.136
taxon_match_failed  i76280
23.834
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i38292
11.965
dwc_genus_added  i15088
4.714
rev_geocode_eez  i12298
3.843
dwc_order_replaced  i10717
3.349
dwc_family_added  i9531
2.978
dwc_genus_replaced  i6502
2.032
dwc_family_replaced  i5065
1.583
geopoint_low_precision  i4673
1.46
dwc_taxonrank_added  i4440
1.387
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3999
1.25
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2749
0.859
dwc_class_replaced  i1009
0.315
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i758
0.237
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i741
0.232
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i699
0.218
dwc_phylum_replaced  i587
0.183
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i581
0.182
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i581
0.182
geopoint_datum_missing  i570
0.178
dwc_order_added  i298
0.093
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i179
0.056
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i76
0.024
dwc_continent_replaced  i36
0.011
rev_geocode_mismatch  i24
0.007
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
rev_geocode_corrected  i4
0.001
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i4
0.001
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