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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:J71646

PreservedSpecimen of Tethisea | ghost shrimp recorded on 2006-06-11


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 J71646
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Whole | wet | ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Gary C. Poore
Identified date 2017
Collector Bouchet
Supplied as "Bouchet | et al"
Sex Female
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Owner institution code NMV
Field number BORDAU 2 stn DW1571
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol Waren Dredge
Dataset name BORDAU 2
Language en
Occurrence status present
Institution ID
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017


Field number BORDAU 2 stn DW1571
Collecting date 2006-06-11
Supplied date "2006-06-11T00:00:00\2006-06-11T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Waren Dredge
Date precision Day
Event ID BORDAU 2 stn DW1571


Higher classification Arthropoda | Crustacea | Multicrustacea | Malacostraca | Eumalacostraca | Eucarida | Decapoda | Pleocyemata | Axiidea | Micheleidae
Scientific name Tethisea
Supplied scientific name "Tethisea indica Poore, 1994"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "Species"
Common name ghost shrimp
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Micheleidae
Genus Tethisea
Species Tethisea indica
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Poore, 1994
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Tonga
Country Tonga
Locality N of Haʻapai island group
Latitude -19.7
Longitude -174.53
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality N of Haʻapai island group
Minimum depth in metres 389
Maximum depth in metres 418
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Georeferenced by Dr Gary C. Poore
Location ID DW1571

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