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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.32739

Preserved specimen of Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815 | Balmain Bug recorded on 1981-02-28


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 P.32739
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1060081","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.32739"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.32739
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by George, Ray W - Western Australian Museum  
Collector FRV "Kapala"
Specimen type cited: Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815 : Scyllaridae : Decapoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;cited: Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815 : Scyllaridae : Decapoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Date identified 1982


Event ID
Occurrence date 1981-02-28
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Ibacus peronii
Supplied scientific name "Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815"
Identified to rank species
Common name Balmain Bug
Supplied common name "Balmain Bug (Aust)"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Scyllaridae
Genus Ibacus
Species Ibacus peronii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815
Scientific name authorship Leach, 1815
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Leach, 1815


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Latitude -37.87499
Supplied as: "-37.87499"
Longitude 149.05833
Supplied as: "149.05833"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality south west of Point Hicks
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[K81-04-07] Australia, Victoria, south west of Point Hicks (37° 53' S, 149° 02' E) 28/02/1981 - 28/02/1981";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 37° 52' 30" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 149° 3' 30" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
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dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 5714b1c3-fd7d-4dee-96b4-111927dc92d9
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815
    Coordinates -37.87499,149.05833
    Related records
    Record UUID dd3c20cc-f357-41b4-9345-1c493bb986da
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Ibacus peronii Leach, 1815
    Coordinates -37.87499,149.05833

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Twofold Shelf

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 1286.0 frequency
    Species Richness 287.0 frequency