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Museum of Southwestern Biology, Division of Arthropods

Specimen Records: 45,051
Media Records: 193
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-07-13

The MSB Division of Arthropods houses collections from the southwestern US as well as Central and South America and other areas of the world. Species concentrations are in Arachnida, Myriapoda, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera. The collection began with material from ecological research (including LTER sites and several NPS sites) and is now increasing its systematics focus. There are an estimated 200,000 specimens but many are still being integrated into the collection.

Contacts

Namenone
Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Namenone
Rolenone
Emailbenjamin.brandt@nau.edu
Name Sandra Brantley
Rolenone
Emailsbrantle@unm.edu
Name Neil
Rolenone
Emailnone
Name Sandra Brantley
RoleCollection Manager
Emailsbrantle@unm.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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99.958
dwc_continent_added  i45023
99.938
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91.134
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72.613
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72.613
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i32713
72.613
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72.613
gbif_genericname_added  i32713
72.613
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72.613
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72.611
dwc_taxonid_replaced  i32692
72.567
gbif_reference_added  i20605
45.737
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44.01
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32.437
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24.736
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17.065
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11.933
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9.463
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6.921
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6.817
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4.672
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2.704
dwc_genus_replaced  i800
1.776
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0.921
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i301
0.668
rev_geocode_mismatch  i237
0.526
rev_geocode_corrected  i202
0.448
rev_geocode_failure  i200
0.444
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i200
0.444
rev_geocode_eez  i144
0.32
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i139
0.309
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0.284
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0.262
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0.262
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0.262
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0.262
dwc_family_added  i90
0.2
datecollected_bounds  i82
0.182
dwc_class_replaced  i51
0.113
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i50
0.111
dwc_taxonid_added  i21
0.047
dwc_stateprovince_replaced  i17
0.038
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i8
0.018
rev_geocode_flip_both_sign  i2
0.004
dwc_specificepithet_added  i1
0.002
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i1
0.002
geopoint_datum_error  i1
0.002
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