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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.581070

Preserved specimen of Myurella affinis (Gray, 1834) | Auger Shell recorded on 2017-08-28


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 code Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.581070
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2467518","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.581070"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Pienaar, Peter  
Identified date 2019-12
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Hand]
Date identified 2019-12
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Occurrence date 2017-08-28
Sampling protocol Hand  
Date precision DAY
Event time 16:20


Scientific name Myurella affinis
Supplied scientific name "Myurella affinis (Gray, 1834)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Auger Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Hypsogastropoda
Family Terebridae
Genus Myurella
Species Myurella affinis
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Myurella affinis (Gray, 1834)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1834)
Name according to (Gray, 1834)


Country Tonga
Latitude -23.62638
Supplied as: "-23.62638"
Longitude -178.89694
Supplied as: "-178.89694"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Teleki Tokelau [North Minerva Reef], lagoon, north side
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[SWP2017-130] Tonga, Teleki Tokelau [North Minerva Reef], lagoon, north side (23° 37' 35" S, 178° 53' 49" W) 28/08/2017 - 28/08/2017, Hannam, Ms Severine - Auckland War Memorial Museum - Marine Invertebrates(Collector), Keable, Dr Stephen John - Australia";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 23° 37' 35" S
Marine true
Country code TO
Verbatim longitude 178° 53' 49" W

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020/5/29
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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