Does adding ssp undo research grade

#1

If an observation is confirmed as research grade at the species level,
and if someone adds a subspecies ID,
does it lose research grade and then have to be reaffirmed at the subspecies level to re-attain research grade?

#2

In short, no, it keeps it at RG. If only one person adds the ssp ID, the observation’s overall ID remains as the species. If two or more people add the spp ID, it changes the overall ID to the ssp.

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#3

Thank you.