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NMNH Extant Specimen Records

Specimen Records: 8,772,226
Media Records: 4,219,924
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2021-07-16

Public records of accessioned specimens and observations curated by the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. These data are from the Departments of Botany, Entomology, Invertebrate Zoology and Vertebrate Zoology (Amphibians & Reptiles, Birds, Fishes, and Mammals) and include more than 270,000 primary type specimen records.

Contacts

Name Thomas Orrell
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@si.edu
Name Chris Tuccinardi
RoleInformation Management
Emailtuccinar@si.edu
Name Karen Reed
RoleData Manager
Emailreedk@si.edu
Name Jessica Bird
RoleCollections Information Manager
Emailbirdj@si.edu
Name Jeff Williams
RoleCollection Manager
Emailwilliamsjt@si.edu
Name Kenneth Tighe
RoleDatabase Coordinator
Emailtighek@si.edu
Name Brian Schmidt
RoleMuseum Specialist
Emailschmidtb@si.edu
Name Ingrid Rochon
RoleScientific Data Manager
Emailrochoni@si.edu
Name Thomas Orrell
RoleDeputy Director, Research Informatics Program
Emailorrellt@si.edu
Name Informatics Office
RoleIPT Administrator
Emailinformaticshelp@si.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  i8121118
92.578
dwc_datasetid_added  i7372226
84.041
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i7372226
84.041
dwc_taxonid_added  i7372226
84.041
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i7372226
84.041
gbif_canonicalname_added  i7372226
84.041
gbif_genericname_added  i7372226
84.041
gbif_taxon_corrected  i7372226
84.041
dwc_taxonrank_added  i6424352
73.235
gbif_reference_added  i6284010
71.635
gbif_vernacularname_added  i5116615
58.327
dwc_multimedia_added  i4249585
48.444
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_replaced  i3963586
45.183
dwc_class_replaced  i3168397
36.119
dwc_phylum_added  i3141111
35.807
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i2646179
30.165
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i2420224
27.59
geopoint_datum_missing  i2304602
26.272
dwc_continent_added  i2247797
25.624
dwc_continent_replaced  i2187886
24.941
taxon_match_failed  i1892573
21.575
dwc_order_replaced  i1194221
13.614
geopoint_low_precision  i1101839
12.561
rev_geocode_eez  i951831
10.851
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i945186
10.775
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i805701
9.185
dwc_family_replaced  i738504
8.419
dwc_order_added  i549990
6.27
dwc_genus_replaced  i420880
4.798
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i315408
3.596
dwc_class_added  i211389
2.41
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i114641
1.307
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i85602
0.976
dwc_country_replaced  i84088
0.959
rev_geocode_mismatch  i72309
0.824
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i64092
0.731
rev_geocode_failure  i52987
0.604
dwc_family_added  i41635
0.475
dwc_phylum_replaced  i33745
0.385
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i21720
0.248
geopoint_datum_error  i20844
0.238
dwc_infraspecificepithet_replaced  i9674
0.11
rev_geocode_corrected  i9271
0.106
dwc_specificepithet_added  i6347
0.072
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i4647
0.053
rev_geocode_lat_sign  i3152
0.036
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i3005
0.034
dwc_genus_added  i2111
0.024
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i2104
0.024
datecollected_bounds  i1535
0.017
dwc_kingdom_added  i1249
0.014
rev_geocode_flip  i748
0.009
geopoint_0_coord  i648
0.007
geopoint_similar_coord  i587
0.007
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i489
0.006
dwc_country_added  i139
0.002
rev_geocode_flip_lat_sign  i133
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i115
0.001
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i115
0.001
rev_geocode_both_sign  i61
0.001
rev_geocode_flip_lon_sign  i41
0
geopoint_bounds  i20
0
scientificname_added  i5
0
geopoint_pre_flip  i4
0
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