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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 279,907
Media Records: 2,965
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2017-10-13

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  i279169
99.736
geopoint_datum_error  i278652
99.552
dwc_datasetid_added  i153576
54.867
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i153576
54.867
dwc_taxonid_added  i153576
54.867
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i153576
54.867
dwc_taxonrank_added  i153576
54.867
gbif_canonicalname_added  i153576
54.867
gbif_genericname_added  i153576
54.867
gbif_taxon_corrected  i153576
54.867
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i139333
49.778
gbif_reference_added  i121794
43.512
dwc_multimedia_added  i96590
34.508
gbif_vernacularname_added  i77930
27.841
taxon_match_failed  i27624
9.869
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i13788
4.926
rev_geocode_eez  i11494
4.106
dwc_genus_replaced  i6211
2.219
geopoint_low_precision  i4664
1.666
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i2964
1.059
dwc_order_replaced  i2919
1.043
dwc_family_replaced  i2571
0.919
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2560
0.915
dwc_genus_added  i2468
0.882
dwc_family_added  i1556
0.556
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i1038
0.371
dwc_class_replaced  i697
0.249
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i580
0.207
dwc_phylum_replaced  i551
0.197
geopoint_datum_missing  i538
0.192
dwc_order_added  i282
0.101
dwc_class_added  i119
0.043
dwc_continent_replaced  i37
0.013
rev_geocode_mismatch  i29
0.01
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i6
0.002
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