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Category:Stubs[edit]

The {{stub}} template places articles in Category:stubs.
This category should be routinely cleared to prevent a backlog.
There are currently 1 articles in this category (update).

Vetting of unlisted templates[edit]

The conversion of templates to {{asbox}} has uncovered over 7000 stub templates which are not listed on the official stub lists. These need to be checked: if they are approved, they should be listed; if they are not, then need to be assessed at either WP:WSS/D or WP:CFD. Many of the unapproved ones will need renaming to conform with stub standards. A full list of these 7000+ templates can be found at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Templates to vet and its subpages.

Categories created, to be populated[edit]

Newly created[edit]

See Category:Underpopulated stub categories ({{popstub}})

In need of re-sorting[edit]

See Category:Overpopulated stub categories ({{verylargestub}})

Templates and categories approved, yet to be created[edit]

See To create

Incorrect stubbing[edit]

Manually populated categories[edit]

There is a list of stubs which have been manually added to stub categories (rather than by use of a stub template) at Wikipedia:Database reports/Stubs included directly in stub categories. All of these articles should have the category removed, and (unless the article is not a stub) replaced by a stub template. If it appears as if the same editors are repeatedly adding categories manually, the template {{uw-directcat}} can be used to inform them how stubs should be categorised.

Redlinked templates[edit]

There is a list of articles with redlinked stub templates at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/missing stubs. In many cases the templates that should be on the articles have been added to the list. Some of these redlinks are simply spelling mistakes, others are vandalism, but most involve templates which are too finely-grained to yet exist. All of these need correcting to existing stub types (once one is done, please remove it from the list, either through striking it out or (if a whole section is completed) by removing the section. Once the page is empty, please leave a note on Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Stub sorting/missing stubs for a new list to be generated.

Overlong "stub" pages[edit]

Wikipedia:Database reports/Long stubs lists pages that are marked as stubs, but seem excessively long for stubs. These should be reviewed for possible migration to a higher class. If it is determined that these are no longer stubs, please remove the stub templates, and, where applicable, update the article talk pages to indicate the new class for the article.

Other reports[edit]

Instructions for rebuilding these reports are found at the bottom of each page.

Undersized stub categories[edit]

There are several hundred undersized stub categories. Some of these are newly created and need populating, others might be brought up to the 60-stub threshold level by sorting stubs into them. Severely undersized categories which currently have no chance of reaching the threshold may need to be taken to WP:SFD for deletion/upmerging. Undersized stub categories are listed in Category:Underpopulated stub categories.

Wikipedia:Database reports/Unused stub templates has a similar list of stub templates that have been built, but which have no articles using the template. You can help by finding stub articles to add these templates to. If the templates are not needed, perhaps because the topic is already covered by another stub template, consider listing the template on WP:SFD for deletion.

Oversized stub categories[edit]

Updated July 17, 2019 from this query

with six or more listings pages[edit]

Category Pages Article Status
College football season stubs 24 4,737 16 sub-cats
Parliament of England (pre-1707) MP stubs 16 3,063 1 sub-cat, no upmerges
Cycling race stubs 13 2,434 Split proposed
Spilomelinae stubs 12 2,289 17 sub-cats, no upmerges
Ancient Greece stubs 12 2,237
Lamiinae stubs 11 2,198 37 sub-cats, 2 upmerges
Volga Federal District geography stubs 11 2,058
Chrysomelidae stubs 11 2,051 No sub-cats or upmerges
Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly stubs 10 1,909
Pakistani politician stubs 10 1,896
Muricidae stubs 10 1,892
Actinobacteria stubs 10 1,816
Araneomorphae stubs 9 1,693
Phaegopterina stubs 9 1,676
Indiana Registered Historic Place stubs 9 1,643
Bulbophyllum stubs 9 1,629
Pyramidellidae stubs 9 1,628
Silent film stubs 9 1,622
Queensland geography stubs 9 1,601
Weevil stubs 8 1,594
Salticidae stubs 8 1,559
2000s rock album stubs 8 1,546
Iowa Registered Historic Place stubs 8 1,538
British Christian clergy stubs 8 1,522
Punjab, India geography stubs 8 1,480
Hypsogastropoda stubs 8 1,477
Megachile stubs 8 1,430
Perm Krai geography stubs 8 1,430
New South Wales geography stubs 8 1,412
Eupithecia stubs 8 1,411
Coleophoridae stubs 8 1,410
Missouri river stubs 8 1,403
Pterostichinae stubs 7 1,398
Italian Roman Catholic bishop stubs 7 1,389
Algeria geography stubs 7 1,371
French politician stubs 7 1,362
Central Province, Sri Lanka geography stubs 7 1,358
Roman Catholic bishop stubs 7 1,344
Cyprinidae stubs 7 1,338
Lithosiini stubs 7 1,325
Archipini stubs 7 1,304
Bharatiya Janata Party politician stubs 7 1,303
Plant disease stubs 7 1,302
Erebinae stubs 7 1,286
English people stubs 7 1,269
Scarabaeidae stubs 7 1,266
American engineer stubs 7 1,261
Minnesota geography stubs 7 1,261
Gecko stubs 7 1,256
Sculpture stubs 7 1,251 No sub-cats or upmerges
2010s drama film stubs 7 1,220
Olethreutinae stubs 7 1,218
Conservative MP for England stubs 7 1,209
Cosmopterigidae stubs 6 1,200
Pakistani railway station stubs 6 1,173
Harpalinae stubs 6 1,168
Organic compound stubs 6 1,168
Cornwall geography stubs 6 1,158
Acanthocinini stubs 6 1,147
Nigeria geography stubs 6 1,137
Buprestidae stubs 6 1,136
Georgia (U.S. state) geography stubs 6 1,135
Silent German film stubs 6 1,127
Calpinae stubs 6 1,125
Faboideae stubs 6 1,123
Gammaproteobacteria stubs 6 1,122 No sub-cats or upmerges
Alphaproteobacteria stubs 6 1,109
American actor stubs 6 1,098
Rubiaceae stubs 6 1,082
American jurist stubs 6 1,071
Russian football defender, 1990s births stubs 6 1,068
Kansas geography stubs 6 1,067
2000s pop album stubs 6 1,061
1990s country song stubs 6 1,059
Australian rules biography, 1900s birth stubs 6 1,058
Christian clergy stubs 6 1,057
Noctuinae stubs 6 1,049
2000s indie rock album stubs 6 1,048
Australian rules biography, 1910s birth stubs 6 1,043
Pyraustinae stubs 6 1,037
Saskatchewan geography stubs 6 1,036 No sub-cats
Puerto Rico geography stubs 6 1,034
Linyphiidae stubs 6 1,026
Australian politician stubs 6 1,024 5 sub-cats, 2 upmerges
Iowa building and structure stubs 6 1,024
1990s rock album stubs 6 1,017
Alabama geography stubs 6 1,017
Institutional Revolutionary politician stubs 6 1,002 No split defined

with five listings pages[edit]

Category Pages Article Status
Individual ship or boat stubs 5 997 4 sub-cats
French athletics biography stubs 5 995 1 sub-cat
2000s rock song stubs 5 994
Protein stubs 5 982 3 sub-cats
Apomecynini stubs 5 981 3 sub-cats
2000s album stubs 5 979 10 sub-cats
Illinois politician stubs 5 978
American artist stubs 5 976 6 sub-cats
Australian rules biography, 1880s birth stubs 5 974 No split defined
Documentary film stubs 5 974 18 sub-cats, 2 upmerges
Kentucky geography stubs 5 974 5 regional sub-cats, many upmerges
Arctiinae stubs 5 973 4 sub-cats. Much of this split is still being decided by the scientific community.
Italian actor stubs 5 972 1 sub-cat
Euchromiina stubs 5 970 1 sub-cat
German nobility stubs 5 970 1 sub-cat
Hadeninae stubs 5 967 5 sub-cats, several small genera; tribe placement disputed
Scaritinae stubs 5 964 No sub-cats or upmerges
German athletics biography stubs 5 963 1 sub-cat
Euliini stubs 5 960 4 sub-cats
Nervous system drug stubs 5 960 4 sub-cats
Mordellistena stubs 5 955 No split defined
Nebraska geography stubs 5 955 No split defined
Indian National Congress politician stubs 5 954 No sub-cats or upmerges
2010s rock album stubs 5 953 3 sub-cats
Scottish football biography stubs 5 949 4 sub-cats
Greece geography stubs 5 948 15 sub-cats, 2 upmerges
Moldova geography stubs 5 944 Several upmerges
Tenebrionoidea stubs 5 942 1 sub-cat, several upmerges
Galaxy stubs 5 941 1 upmerge
Dytiscidae stubs 5 939 No sub-cats or upmerges
Svalbard geography stubs 5 938 No split defined
Tree stubs 5 938 4 sub-cats
Indian actor stubs 5 934 2 sub-cats
American academic biography stubs 5 933
American historian stubs 5 924 2 sub-cats
Biochemistry stubs 5 914
Northern Ontario geography stubs 5 912 No sub-cats or upmerges
Australian rugby league biography stubs 5 911
Glaciology stubs 5 910
American television film stubs 5 909 3 sub-cats
1990s single stubs 5 901 1 sub-cat
Indian cricket biography, 1990s birth stubs 5 898 No sub-cats or upmerges
Panama geography stubs 5 896 No sub-cats
Bee stubs 5 892 3 sub-cats
Phycitini stubs 5 892 4 sub-cats, 2 upmerges
Spilosomina stubs 5 888 No split defined
United States television program stubs 5 886 7 sub-cats, 1 upmerge
Victoria (Australia) geography stubs 5 886 4 sub-cats
Irish religious biography stubs 5 884 3 sub-cats
American medical biography stubs 5 881 2 sub-cats
West Virginia Registered Historic Place stubs 5 881 No split defined
Ghana geography stubs 5 879 1 sub-cat
Arkansas geography stubs 5 876 3 NRHP sub-cats
Newfoundland and Labrador geography stubs 5 876 1 sub-cat
1920s silent drama film stubs 5 875 No sub-cats or upmerges
American business biography stubs 5 873 5 sub-cats
French writer stubs 5 870 3 sub-cats
Ankara Province geography stubs 5 865 No split defined
Australian rules biography, 1890s birth stubs 5 864 No split defined
Agaricales stubs 5 863 1 sub-cat
2000s single stubs 5 861 1 sub-cat
1980s Malayalam-language film stubs 5 860 No split defined
Czech ice hockey biography stubs 5 860 No sub-cats or upmerges
Elachistidae stubs 5 857 1 sub-cat
West Bengal geography stubs 5 857
Notodontidae stubs 5 856 No split defined
Baronet stubs 5 855 No split defined
German football biography stubs 5 853
Japanese actor stubs 5 852 1 sub-cat
Catholic Church stubs 5 851
United States organization stubs 5 845 4 sub-cats
American academic administrator stubs 5 844 No sub-cats or upmerges
Dragonfly stubs 5 843 No sub-cats or upmerges
Lamiini stubs 5 843
British business biography stubs 5 839
Somme (department) geography stubs 5 839 No split defined
1910s drama film stubs 5 838 1 sub-cat by runtime
Anime and manga stubs 5 836 11 sub-cats, 4 upmerges
British sportspeople stubs 5 836
Kentucky Registered Historic Place stubs 5 835
India rail transport stubs 5 833
New Zealand rugby union biography stubs 5 832 No split defined
Bacteroidetes stubs 5 826
Polyommatinae stubs 5 826 No sub-cats or upmerges
Human chromosome 1 gene stubs 5 821 No sub-cats or upmerges
Asian athletics biography stubs 5 820 12 sub-cats; many upmerged templates
Australian Labor Party politician stubs 5 817
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa geography stubs 5 817 4 sub-cats; several upmerges
Mexican football biography stubs 5 816
France stubs 5 815
Economics and finance stubs 5 813 17 sub-cats
South Korean railway station stubs 5 811 No sub-cats or upmerges
Canadian sportspeople stubs 5 810
New Zealand people stubs 5 807
Scopula stubs 5 805 No sub-cats or upmerges
Argentine sportspeople stubs 5 804
Technology stubs 5 803 21 sub-cats
British Columbia politician stubs 5 801 1 sub-cat