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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F194642

Preserved specimen of Arca patriarchalis Röding, 1798 | Spotted Ark


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 Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F194642
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations dry
Identified by Jack Austin  
Collector Boyd, Sue  
Supplied as "Sue Boyd"
Identification qualifier cf Arca
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Dataset / Survey name [NMV USSR Indian Ocean Expedition]
Date identified 2012


Dataset / Survey name NMV USSR Indian Ocean Expedition  
Occurrence date Year: 1979, Month: 2, Day:
Supplied as year:1979  month:2 
Date precision MONTH


Higher classification Mollusca | Conchifera | Bivalvia | Pteriomorphia | Arcoida | Arcoidea | Arcidae
Scientific name Arca patriarchalis
Supplied scientific name "Arca (Arca) avellana Lamarck, 1819"
Identified to rank species
Common name Spotted Ark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Arcida
Supplied as "Arcoida"
Family Arcidae
Genus Arca
Species Arca patriarchalis
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship Röding, 1798
Supplied as Lamarck, 1819
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subgenus Arca
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Madagascar | Malagasy Republic
Country Madagascar
State or Territory Malagasy Republic
Locality Ile Sainte Marie, E . side, S. end
Verbatim locality Ile Sainte Marie, E . side, S. end
Minimum depth in metres 2
Maximum depth in metres 3
Terrestrial false
Continent AFRICA
Marine false
Country Code MG

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