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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.63619

Preserved specimen of Meraldia birgeri Coleman & Lowry, 2006 recorded on 1988-05-03


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.63619
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1070454","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.63619"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.63619
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Coleman, O  
Collector 1.  Springthorpe, Roger Tenison   2.  Australian Museum   3.  Invertebrates, Marine  
Supplied as "Springthorpe, Roger Tenison - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
Specimen type cited: Meraldia birgeri Coleman & Lowry, 2006 : Ochlesidae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;cited: Meraldia birgeri Coleman & Lowry, 2006 : Ochlesidae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2002


Event ID
Occurrence date 1988-05-03
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Meraldia birgeri
Supplied scientific name "Meraldia birgeri Coleman & Lowry, 2006"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Ochlesidae
Genus Meraldia
Species Meraldia birgeri
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Meraldia birgeri Coleman & Lowry, 2006
Scientific name authorship Coleman & Lowry, 2006
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Coleman & Lowry, 2006


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Latitude -38.783
Supplied as: "-38.783"
Longitude 143.67499
Supplied as: "143.67499"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mounts Bay, north-west side of Henty Reef
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[VIC 62] Australia, Victoria, Mounts Bay, north-west side of Henty Reef (38° 47' S, 143° 40' 30" E) 03/05/1988 - 03/05/1988";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 38° 47' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 143° 40' 30.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2020/2/27
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Victoria
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)

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    Occurrence Density 20206.0 frequency
    Species Richness 2027.0 frequency