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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.44552

Preserved specimen of Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869 | Reef Shallows Seasnake recorded on 1971-07-01


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 Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.44552
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2098048","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.44552"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Heatwole  
Supplied as "Heatwole"
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [PRE]
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE


Event ID
Occurrence date 1971-07-01
Sampling protocol PRE  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Aipysurus duboisii
Supplied scientific name "Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869"
Identified to rank species
Common name Reef Shallows Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Supplied as "Hydrophidae"
Genus Aipysurus
Species Aipysurus duboisii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869
Scientific name authorship Bavay, 1869
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Bavay, 1869


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -21.866
Supplied as: "-21.866"
Longitude 153.666
Supplied as: "153.666"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Saumarez Reef
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Saumarez Reef (21° 52' S, 153° 40' E) 01/07/1971 - 01/07/1971, Heatwole(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 21° 52' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 40' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2013/3/13
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2013/3/13
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID c39aa505-3627-4c9c-ac07-8ae69e88ae6b
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869
    Coordinates -21.866,153.666
    Related records
    Record UUID c431c0e4-a4be-4c75-b068-321ad80bfade
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869
    Coordinates -21.866,153.666

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Coral Sea
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park