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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F193432

PreservedSpecimen of Aspidophiura recorded on 2012-04-17


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F193432
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Whole | Wet | ethanol 95% | ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria | Sadie Mills - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Collector Mills, S. Sadie|National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Supplied as "Sadie Mills - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number TAN1206 29
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol Sled, epibenthic
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number TAN1206 29
Collecting date 2012-04-17
Supplied date "2012-04-17T00:00:00\2012-04-17T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Sled, epibenthic
Date precision Day
Event ID TAN1206 29


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Ophiurida | Ophiuridae | Ophiurinae
Scientific name Aspidophiura
Supplied scientific name "Aspidophiura Matsumoto, 1915"
Taxon rank genus
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiopyrgidae
Supplied as "Ophiuridae"
Genus Aspidophiura
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Matsumoto, 1915
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography New Zealand
Country New Zealand
Locality Kermadec Ridge, Tangaroa Seamount, NE flank
Latitude -36.3194
Longitude 178.047
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Kermadec Ridge, Tangaroa Seamount, NE flank
Minimum depth in metres 1126
Maximum depth in metres 1148
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Location ID SM4c

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