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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F97442

PreservedSpecimen of ASTERINIDAE | starfish


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F97442
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Dry
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin
Identified date 2004
Collector Lobell, M.J.|Fisheries and Wildlife Service
Supplied as "M J. Lobell - Fisheries and Wildlife Service"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2004


Date precision Not Supplied


Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Valvatida;Asterinidae
Scientific name ASTERINIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Patiria chilensis (Lütken, 1859)"
Taxon rank family
Supplied as "Species"
Common name starfish
Supplied common name "Cushion Star"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Patiria
Species Patiria chilensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Lütken, 1859)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Peru
Country Peru
Locality Stn. U-02457
Verbatim locality Stn. U-02457

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