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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.38904

Preserved specimen of Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004 | Isopod recorded on 1983-12-20


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.38904
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1098918","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.38904"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.38904
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Just, Dr Jean - Museum of Tropical Queensland"]
Identified date 2003
Collector ["Lowry, James Kenneth","Australian Museum","Invertebrates, Marine"]
Supplied as "Lowry, Dr James Kenneth - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
Specimen type Holotype: Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004 : Paramunnidae : Isopoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Holotype: Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004 : Paramunnidae : Isopoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
Sex Female
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [airlift]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 2003
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "see Notes";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "see Notes";
Occurrence date 1983-12-20
Sampling protocol ["airlift"]
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Ascionana rottnestia
Supplied scientific name "Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004"
Identified to rank species
Common name Isopod
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda
Family Paramunnidae
Genus Ascionana
Species Ascionana rottnestia
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004
Scientific name authorship Just & Wilson, 2004
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Just & Wilson, 2004


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -31.99166
Supplied as: "-31.99166"
Longitude 115.5
Supplied as: "115.5"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Rottnest Island, Geordie Bay
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[WA 229] Australia, Western Australia, Rottnest Island, Geordie Bay (31° 59' 30" S, 115° 30' E) 20/12/1983 - 20/12/1983, airlift";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 59' 30.000" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 115° 30' E

Additional properties

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

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 28aa3428-fde7-4cff-b1b1-6946f3b3f73c
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004
    Coordinates -31.99166,115.5
    Related records
    Record UUID 9450dcde-f5ac-483d-b441-db48382e0332
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004
    Coordinates -31.99166,115.5
    Record UUID b13d2ce0-c7db-4794-aa39-355c9fe2eeb0
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Ascionana rottnestia Just & Wilson, 2004
    Coordinates -31.99166,115.5

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Rottnest Island
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Rottnest Island
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Swan Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Swan Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF COCKBURN
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Closed shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.5863
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.8392
    Endemism 0.05466259
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.064596325
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.8702
    Occurrence Density 22601.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9586945 index
    Species Richness 1452.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.941667 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 17684.959 m
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 5.45E-4 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.284134 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.059261754 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.370078 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 65.958336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.7141519 degrees
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0656 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2392 NDVI