Not all Observations of Family Appearing When Searched

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Platform (Android, iOS, Website): Website, Android, assuming iOS as well?

App version number, if a mobile app issue (shown under Settings or About): 1.28.6

Browser, if a website issue (Firefox, Chrome, etc) : Firefox, Chrome

URLs (aka web addresses) of any relevant observations or pages:
Observations of Leaf Insects without specified location:
Observations of Leaf Insects in Malaysia:
Observation appearing when searching in Malaysia but not in place_id=any:

Screenshots of what you are seeing (instructions for taking a screenshot on computers and mobile devices:

Description of problem (please provide a set of steps we can use to replicate the issue, and make as many as you need.): When searching for all observations of leaf insects in the world, results are being omitted from final search, but appear when location is specifically searched. No idea if any other observations are missing too, but this is the first time I’ve noticed it.

Step 1: Search for all Phylliidae, without location specified

Step 2: Search for Phylliidae in Malaysia

Step 3: Compare

I’ve found three* more observations that are completely missing when you search on the world MAP:

Granted, they’re only missing from the map, and do appear on the list view: (at the bottom)

But this begs the question on how many observations are

  1. missing when searched for and 2. missing from potential range maps.

Because I know I myself use the map to get a rough estimate of where things occur, and having the only two observations of something in the entire Guangxi state completely missing from the map definitely skews the info a bit. If this is something that just happens then by all means please let me know, I just thought I should bring it up for my own sake :)

EDIT: I’ve found a couple more, a few have in common that they have a large radius, but the radius still only spans within one country, so I’m not sure why they’re omitted from the map

46 km is a too big radius to be shown on the map.

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That solves the couple I’ve found otherwise, but the first one still remains unsolved.

It’s shown for me in that list with place=any. (here filtered for observer to show more easily)

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It should appear as the 4th observation on the very top of the page, so if you have to search specifically for the observer then I don’t think it’s working properly for you. Otherwise, I’m not sure how yours shows it. Mine doesn’t throughout 5 different devices, so I dunno

It shows up when I do that as well, but it doesn’t show up when searching for all observations of the family in the world, without any other specifications

NEVERMIND!!! I realized my problem. I was just looking in the wrong place…my bad everyone…