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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.140873

Preserved specimen of Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869 | Reef Shallows Seasnake recorded on 1990-08-13


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.140873
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2042323","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.140873"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Ward, T  
Supplied as "Ward, T"
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]
Associated records ASSOCIATED


Event ID
Occurrence date 1990-08-13
Sampling protocol COL  
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 -16.35
Supplied as: "-16.35"
Longitude 138.183
Supplied as: "138.183"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gulf of Carpenteria
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Gulf of Carpenteria (16° 21' S, 138° 11' E) 13/08/1990 - 13/08/1990, Ward, T(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 16° 21' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 138° 11' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/5/8
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2012/5/8
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 3b4315d5-f159-4ec7-a28c-4f58732b4704
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Aipysurus duboisii
    Coordinates -16.35,138.18333
    Related records
    Record UUID fdb26e31-8af9-464b-b767-ed185e72c163
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Aipysurus duboisii Bavay, 1869
    Coordinates -16.35,138.183

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wellesley
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER