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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:E.859

Preserved specimen of Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) | Sea Star


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number E.859
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1129660","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:E.859"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:E.859
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by O'Loughlin, Mr P Mark - Museum Victoria - Marine Invertebrates Laboratory  
Collector FIS "Endeavour", 1909-1914  
Supplied as "FIS "Endeavour", 1909-1914"
Specimen type cited: Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) : Asterinidae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata;cited: Asterina atyphoida H.L. Clark, 1916 : Asterinidae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata;Paratypes: Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916) : Asterinidae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata;Paratypes: Asterina atyphoida H.L. Clark, 1916 : Asterinidae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2002


Event ID
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Meridiastra atyphoida
Supplied scientific name "Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sea Star
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Species Meridiastra atyphoida
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Meridiastra atyphoida (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Scientific name authorship (H.L. Clark, 1916)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (H.L. Clark, 1916)


Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -35.55
Supplied as: "-35.55"
Longitude 137.616
Supplied as: "137.616"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality off Cape Marsden, Kangaroo Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, South Australia, off Cape Marsden, Kangaroo Island (35° 33' S, 137° 37' E)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 35° 33' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 137° 37' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
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dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10km-100km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Kangaroo Island
    NRM Regions 2017 Kangaroo Island
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Kangaroo Island
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions St Vincent Gulf
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 1173.0 frequency
    Species Richness 457.0 frequency