Identified Cyanobacteria etc showing up in the explore page when filtering by "Unknown species"

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Platform (Android, iOS, Website): Android

App version number, if a mobile app issue (shown under Settings or About): 1.24.0 (512)

URLs (aka web addresses) of any relevant observations or pages: (example of the partially identified observations that are showing up)

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Description of problem (please provide a set of steps we can use to replicate the issue, and make as many as you need.):

Step 1:
Go to the explore page
Step 2:
Tap the symbol to enter the filters page
Step 3:
Select the “Unknown species” tag
Step 4:
Sort by date added: ascending
Step 5:
Apply filters
Step 6:
Select the greater Sydney area as your region of you are not already in the region (to see the same posts)

Bacteria are shown as unknown as they’re not iconic taxa on iNat. It’s not a bug.

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just to elaborate, if you use any search filter these are the ‘iconic taxa’

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