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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F241112

Preserved specimen of Perissasterias monacantha McKnight | Seastar recorded on 2008-12-23


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F241112
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Christopher Mah - Smithsonian Institution  
Identified date 26/05/2016
Collector 1.  Thresher, R.   2.  Staples, D.A.   3.  Museum Victoria (Sciences)  
Supplied as "R Thresher | D A. Staples - Museum Victoria (Sciences)"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number TN228 J2-386-004
Language en
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [fossil scoop]
Collection ID
Dataset ID [Invertebrates]
Date identified 2016-05-26
Supplied as 26/05/2016


Event ID TN228 J2-386-004
Field number TN228 J2-386-004
Occurrence date 2008-12-23
Supplied date "2008-12-23T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol fossil scoop  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Asteroidea | Forcipulatida | Asteriidae
Scientific name Perissasterias monacantha
Supplied scientific name "Perissasterias monacantha McKnight, 1973"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Forcipulatida
Family Asteriidae
Genus Perissasterias
Species Perissasterias monacantha
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship McKnight
Supplied as McKnight, 1973
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Mongrel
Latitude -44.2528
Supplied as: "-44.2528"
Longitude 147.115
Supplied as: "147.115"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Mongrel
Minimum depth in meters 1000
Maximum depth in meters 1000
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country code AU

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    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmania Province
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone