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Occurrence record: MO:S29905

Preserved specimen of Chicoreus (Triplex) banksii (Sowerby, 1840) | Murex Shell


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalog number S29905
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Hansen, G.  
Identified date 1/1/2019
Collector Ritchie, J.A.  
Supplied as "Ritchie, J.A."
Individual count 1
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Epibenthic sled]
Date identified 2019-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2019


Event ID AIMS Eighty Mile Beach May 2019
Occurrence date Year: 2019, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2019 
Sampling protocol Epibenthic sled  
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Chicoreus (Triplex) banksii
Taxon rank species
Common name Murex Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Hypsogastropoda
Supplied as "Neogastropoda"
Family Muricidae
Genus Chicoreus
Species Chicoreus banksii
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Sowerby, 1840)
Supplied as (G. B. Sowerby II, 1841)


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -19.0807
Supplied as: "-19.0807"
Longitude 120.4162
Supplied as: "120.4162"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 25
Minimum elevation in meters 54.8
Maximum elevation in meters 54.5
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 19°04`50.73"S
Marine true
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 120°24`58.46"E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Northwest Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone