TAXON_INDETERMINATE_SPECIES - AtlasOfLivingAustralia/ala-dataquality Wiki

Description

Name was supplied as indeterminate.

This may happen when the part of an organism used to identify the species is missing from the specimen.

Related fields

Implications and caveats

Severity: Warning

Indicates this record is not definitively identified.

When displayed in the ALA, the sp. is removed from the name.

Data custodian recommendations

Where possible, review specimen to see if this occurrence can be definitively identified.

Code reference

ALAOccurrenceIssue.TAXON_INDETERMINATE_SPECIES