AFAIK the consultants portal will use verification from the national schemes via iRecord so if that is what is referred to you could pass Alan on to BRC Darwyn - with hoverflies for example they are already set up on the iRecord warehouse so presumably will verify it there. Unless the system for the consultants portal will be different and unverified data will go on the Gateway? LRCs are not involved except as potential data users.
Consultant data that comes directly to an LRC and has done previously, will go through the individual LRC's same verification processes as from any other record source.
On a related note, at Dipterists Forum before Christmas I gave a talk on the topic of dataflow between LRCs and NSSs for diptera. As usual I'm afraid my slides don't mean much on their own but they are here if you want to have a look - used your county recorder map thanks Darwyn.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/vydahn39pljou … w.pdf?dl=0
We had a nice discussion afterwards. At least some of the scheme organisers want to get LRC data via the Gateway in future rather than directly (hoverflies) but don't know if that is true of all.
I wondered what would happen to diptera records entered on iRecord in any of its guises for species groups without a NSS, as the policy is for schemes to control Gateway upload...
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