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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.458197

Preserved specimen of Aplysia parvula Guilding in Mörch, 1863 | Pygmy Seahare recorded on 1987-12-14


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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.458197
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10469394","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.458197"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "5% formalin";
Identified by I.Loch  
Collector Australian Museum party  
Supplied as "Australian Museum party"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2020-01
Supplied as 2020-1
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";
Occurrence date 1987-12-14
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Aplysia parvula
Supplied scientific name "Aplysia norfolkensis Sowerby II, 1869"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pygmy Seahare
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Aplysiida
Family Aplysiidae
Genus Aplysia
Species Aplysia parvula
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Aplysia norfolkensis Sowerby II, 1869
Scientific name authorship Guilding in Mörch, 1863
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Sowerby II, 1869


Country Australia
Latitude -29.916
Supplied as: "-29.916"
Longitude 159.07332
Supplied as: "159.07332"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Elizabeth Reef, NE side
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 226 B] Tasman Sea, Australia, Elizabeth Reef, NE side (29° 55' 00" S, 159° 04' 24" E) 14/12/1987 - 14/12/1987, Australian Museum party(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 29° 55' 0" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 159° 4' 24" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020/1/10
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2020/1/10
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Elizabeth & Middleton Reefs
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Lord Howe
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Lord Howe
    RAMSAR wetland regions Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Lord Howe Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Lord Howe Marine Park

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3207.0 frequency
    Species Richness 842.0 frequency