Name importer adds duplicate taxon when searching by alternate name

I’ve been seeing a fair number of ungrafted duplicate taxa coming in via the name importer that I suspect are brought in when a synonym is searched for. Here’s a recent one:

I’m guessing someone entered Quercus vallonea and then did search external name provider. Then the importer created a new taxon instead of adding Quercus vallonea to the existing Quercus ithaburensis macrolepis.

I could be wrong about the cause – I haven’t attempted to reproduce. But it’s a somewhat frequent occurrence so it would be nice to fix.


Another one:

OK, I think I was able to replicate this on our test server and added to my weekly report.

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