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Lysimachia from iSpot - wrong taxon name

by AndyAmphlett » Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:12 pm

Tom,

Lysimachia punctata records from iSpot are listed as L. ciliata on the DDb - https://database.bsbi.org/search.php#re ... 493d1bae31.

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Re: Lysimachia from iSpot - wrong taxon name

by admin » Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:23 pm

Thanks, I'd also spotted that. The general bug is filed here: https://github.com/BiologicalRecordsCen ... issues/714

I think the underlying problem is a bug in iSpot, because the corrupted records have links (wikipedia, nbn etc) to the spurious taxon on the iSpot page (even though the correct taxon is listed at the head of the id box)
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