Genus Nostoc showing in search for unknown

This observation currently has one ID (Genus Nostoc) but is showing up in a search for iconic_taxa=unknown. I’ve seen a few Genus Nostoc observations showing up in this search. I don’t think the user has opted out of community id.

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It’s not a bug, it is expected behaviour. Bacteria are not assigned to an iconic taxa in the species tree, thus they appear in unknown searches.


There’s an open feature request for this here: