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Occurrence record: Molluscs:MO86227

Preserved specimen of Chicoreus (Triplex) longicornis (Dunker, 1864) | Straight-spined Murex recorded on 2023-04-19


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Molluscs
Supplied collection code "Molluscs"
Catalog number MO86227
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Dry
Identified by D Potter  
Identified date 08 Feb 2024
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Field notes Site 416B
Sampling protocol [Trawl]
Date identified 2024-02-08
Supplied as 08 Feb 2024


Occurrence date 2023-04-19
Sampling protocol Trawl  
Verbatim event date 19 Apr 2023
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Chicoreus (Triplex) longicornis
Supplied scientific name "Chicoreus longicornis"
Identified to rank species
Common name Straight-spined Murex
Supplied common name "Long-spined Murex"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Hypsogastropoda
Supplied as "Neogastropoda"
Family Muricidae
Genus Chicoreus
Species Chicoreus longicornis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Dunker, 1864)
Subfamily Muricinae
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality SE of Hixson Cay, MEQ
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -22.5
Supplied as: "-22.5"
Longitude 153.24
Supplied as: "153.24"
Datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in metres 164
Field notes Site 416B
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 500.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 22° 30' South
Continent Oceania
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 14' 24" East

Additional properties

object id 536287

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pompey-Swains
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency