Taxonomic Swap 123569 (Committed on 02-28-2023)

Clements Checklist v2021 (Citation)
| Committed by loarie on February 28, 2023
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"Committed on 2023-02-28"

Looks like the swap is incomplete.

Posted by victorengel about 1 year ago

Can you explain why this needed to happen?

Posted by stunsal about 1 year ago

If you follow the links to the genera involved some of them have details. Genetic studies a few years ago show the new relationships. For example,

Posted by victorengel about 1 year ago

Can Phalacrocorax also be split then? Currently there are many disagreements because of this swap. And indeed it looks like they have not all updated yet

Posted by matthew_connors about 1 year ago

Interesting! Thank you for this!

Posted by stunsal about 1 year ago
Posted by victorengel about 1 year ago

I've just committed the Phalacrocorax split, so old genus-level IDs should be updated over the next couple days or so.

Posted by maxkirsch about 1 year ago

@loarie similar (I think?) to what we saw on the recent Ruby-crowned Kinglet split, there are about 370 observations where all of the IDs have been updated but the taxon ID is still Phalacrocorax auritus 4265 and there is no community taxon: (these are not cases where the user is rejecting community taxon—there just isn't one).

Adding a new ID fixes them (e.g., Adding an annotation does not change anything (here I added an annotation of Evidence > Organism as a test: Adding a DQA somehow updates the taxon ID but does not update the community taxon, still leaving the observation in need of an additional confirming ID (here I added a "Organism is wild" vote:

In all I suppose 370 out of 90K+ ain't bad but FYI!

Edit: Hmm, looks like this is also pointed out here:

Posted by djringer about 1 year ago

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