TAXON_MISAPPLIED_MATCHED - AtlasOfLivingAustralia/ala-dataquality Wiki


A specimen occurrence published with that name has subsequently been recognised as having the name misapplied. The name used was at one point an accepted name.

This happens if the occurrence is associated with a specimen examined at a later point and found to not be the taxon identified. The name may be misapplied through:

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Implications and caveats

Severity: Warning

Incorrect identification of the taxon associated with this occurrence record may result in incorrect search results for both the misapplied taxon and the correct one.

Data custodian recommendations

Review scientific name for occurrence record and revise if incorrect.

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