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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.219366

Preserved specimen of Mactra (Mactra) pura Reeve, 1854 | Pure Trough Shell recorded on 1972-01-08


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.219366
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10118099","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.219366"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Kerslake, J  
Collector 1.  Ponder, W.F.   2.  Ponder, J.M.  
Supplied as "W.F.& J.M.Ponder"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";
Occurrence date 1972-01-08
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Mactra (Mactra) pura
Supplied scientific name "Mactra pura Reeve, 1854"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pure Trough Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Mactridae
Genus Mactra
Species Mactra pura
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Mactra pura Reeve, 1854
Scientific name authorship Reeve, 1854
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Reeve, 1854


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -29.266
Supplied as: "-29.266"
Longitude 114.9
Supplied as: "114.9"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Port Denison, 40ml S of Geraldton
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 852 C] Australia, Western Australia, Port Denison, 40ml S of Geraldton (29° 16' 00" S, 114° 54' 00" E) 08/01/1972 - 08/01/1972, W.F.& J.M.Ponder(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29° 16' 0" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 114° 54' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/3/4
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2015/3/4
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Direction Bank
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Agricultural
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Agricultural Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Agricultural Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central West Coast
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF IRWIN

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 169.0 frequency
    Species Richness 109.0 frequency