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Occurrence record: MO:S89559

Preserved specimen of Oxyperas Mörch, 1853 | Clam


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalog number S89559
Other catalog numbers ["No Barcode"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector ["Fromont",", J.","Kirkendale",", L."]
Supplied as "Fromont, J. & Kirkendale, L."
Individual count 4
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Epibenthic sled]


Occurrence date Year: 2015, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2015 
Sampling protocol ["Epibenthic sled"]
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Oxyperas
Identified to rank genus
Common name Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Mactridae
Genus Oxyperas
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Mörch, 1853
Subfamily Mactrinae
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -15.7113
Supplied as: "-15.7113"
Longitude 124.3158
Supplied as: "124.3158"
Datum EPSG:4326
Min elevation 27.5
Max elevation 28.2
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 15°42`40.70"S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 124°18`56.80"E

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