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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.305858

Preserved specimen of Zafra Adams, 1860 | Dove Shell recorded on 1972-11-30


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.305858
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10260396","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.305858"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Loch, Mr I W"]
Identified date 1995
Collector ["Colman, H. Phillip"]
Supplied as "Colman, Mr Phillip H."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1995
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good";
Occurrence date 1972-11-30
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Zafra
Supplied scientific name "Zafra ocellatula (Hervier, 1899)"
Identified to rank genus
Common name Dove Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Hypsogastropoda
Family Columbellidae
Genus Zafra
Species Zafra ocellatula
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Zafra ocellatula (Hervier, 1899)
Scientific name authorship Adams, 1860
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Hervier, 1899)


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -16.666
Supplied as: "-16.666"
Longitude 146.216
Supplied as: "146.216"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality GBR, Euston Reef, SW side
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 563 C] Australia, Queensland, GBR, Euston Reef, SW side (16° 40' 00" S, 146° 13' 00" E) 30/11/1972 - 30/11/1972, Colman, Mr Philip H - Australian Museum - Malacology(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 16° 40' 0" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 146° 13' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/3/5
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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