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UAM Insect Collection (Arctos)

Specimen Records: 293,501
Media Records: 3,014
iDigBio Last Ingested Date: 2018-12-15

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  i292893
99.793
geopoint_datum_error  i292233
99.568
dwc_datasetid_added  i173497
59.113
dwc_parentnameusageid_added  i173497
59.113
dwc_taxonid_added  i173497
59.113
dwc_taxonomicstatus_added  i173497
59.113
gbif_canonicalname_added  i173497
59.113
gbif_genericname_added  i173497
59.113
gbif_taxon_corrected  i173497
59.113
dwc_scientificnameauthorship_added  i157520
53.669
gbif_reference_added  i116407
39.662
dwc_taxonrank_replaced  i90967
30.994
dwc_multimedia_added  i82106
27.975
taxon_match_failed  i70736
24.101
gbif_vernacularname_added  i65194
22.213
dwc_originalnameusageid_added  i33855
11.535
dwc_genus_added  i14876
5.068
rev_geocode_eez  i11512
3.922
dwc_order_replaced  i10524
3.586
dwc_family_added  i9501
3.237
dwc_genus_replaced  i6229
2.122
geopoint_low_precision  i4649
1.584
dwc_family_replaced  i4295
1.463
dwc_specificepithet_replaced  i3865
1.317
dwc_taxonrank_added  i3501
1.193
dwc_specificepithet_added  i2602
0.887
dwc_class_replaced  i990
0.337
dwc_kingdom_suspect  i707
0.241
dwc_taxonremarks_added  i705
0.24
dwc_infraspecificepithet_added  i591
0.201
dwc_phylum_replaced  i581
0.198
dwc_taxonrank_invalid  i581
0.198
dwc_taxonrank_removed  i581
0.198
geopoint_datum_missing  i568
0.194
dwc_order_added  i301
0.103
dwc_acceptednameusageid_added  i179
0.061
dwc_kingdom_replaced  i75
0.026
dwc_continent_replaced  i36
0.012
rev_geocode_mismatch  i31
0.011
rev_geocode_failure  i15
0.005
dwc_class_added  i5
0.002
dwc_kingdom_added  i5
0.002
dwc_phylum_added  i5
0.002
rev_geocode_corrected  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_lon_sign  i2
0.001
rev_geocode_eez_corrected  i1
0
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