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Extraordinary list malfunctions

I just looked up the list of edible crabs in (global) observations/List & only got 1 example, https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/global/view/observation/117431/chancre-crab (2012) from cornwall, which showed no other observations in the strap
And the species dictionary list for Arum maculatum=Lords&Ladies,
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/species-dictionary/NBNSYS0000002351/arum-maculatum/observations only gave 1 page (ie down to 2016),ie clicking next repeated page one.

Whilst many aspects of iSpot and the Dictionaries in particular, are malfunctioning (I am finding), there really are no other GLOBAL Obs of Edible Crab
I think dizzyblond might the cause in the one Global Crab ‘difficulty’ . Speaking ‘forensically’, she was in central France around the time of the actual Observation, preparing uploads like https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/global/view/observation/117454/brittle-stars labelled Cornwal and Located in the Ardennes.
All her posts in that period may require Curation.
I don’t think Euro-observations in 2012 were actually Global, as it was (probably) UK&I until sometime in 2013 after which ‘Holiday posts’ were banished.
Proof of that change (from UKSI to CoL) is now seen in https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/global/view/observation/117443/strawberry-sea-anenome - my comment
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The dictionary ‘management’ system is malfunctioning admirably for Lord n Ladies as there are 345 other Arum maculatum observations but only the first 50 are shown in the Species Dictionary.

Look (Species Browser)-
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/species-browser/NHMSYS0000456116/arum

I don’t understand the term Holiday Posts. Their banishment is therefore difficult for me to take on board. I was on holiday in SA when I posted a seaweed.