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Table 4 Types of errors made during resolution of 1000 names by Plantminer, GNResolver and the TNRS

From: The taxonomic name resolution service: an online tool for automated standardization of plant names

Most likely cause of error Plantminer GNResolver TNRS
Annotation not recognized 58 21 3
Name all caps   217  
Capitalized specific epithet   1 1
Failed to match family or genus 34   
Infraspecific rank indicator not recognized 3   
Morphospecies treated as taxon 15   1
Name submitted matches to >1 name 8 4  
Failed fuzzy match, outside threshold   9 13
Parsing error caused by number in authority    2
Parsing error caused by special character in name   2  
Unknown 1 1  
Total 119 255 20