TAXON_EXCLUDED - AtlasOfLivingAustralia/ala-dataquality Wiki


The supplied taxonomic name on the record has been matched to the name of a taxon that is not known to occur in Australia and of which all earlier reports from Australia have been found to be mistaken, according to the name authorities used by ALA.

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Severity: Warning

This assertion is only relevant for records of observations that have been made, or specimens that have been collected, in Australia. It indicates that the taxonomic identification behind the record is most likely incorrect. Often this is due to a lack of currency of the identification, rather than misidentification.

Data custodian recommendations

Check location and taxonomic data for transcription errors. If there is a any form of evidence for the observation, such as a voucher specimen or an image, verify the identification.

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