ID Problem with an observation
In this observation seven people have added an identification at the level of genus or less, but it still appears that the observation is identified with the order Anura that is clearly a taxonomic level higher than gender or species. What can be done?

Since the observer has “opted out of community identification”, the label at the top of the page will always display their ID. You can see that the community taxon is at genus.


The community can request (via a polite comment) that the observer opt back into community ID and/or mark the observation as “Based on the evidence, can the Community Taxon still be confirmed or improved? No, it’s as good as it can be”. I’d be hesitant to do that until an additional species ID can be added. If it really can’t be IDed beyond genus, then it’d be OK to check that box now.

This is a very common situation. Unfortunately, when going through the Identify stream there is no way to know that the observer has opted out of community ID. It would be nice if there were, or better yet a way to filter out the opted-out observations depending on whether the particular identifier wants to spend time on them or not.

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