Occurrence record: MO:S78244

PreservedSpecimen of Afrocardium


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S78244
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by ter Poorten, J.J.
Identified date 2011-01-01
Individual count 3 valves
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-01-01


Collecting date Year: 1970, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1970 
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Afrocardium
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Afrocardium
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Melvill in Melvill & Standen, 1907)


Country Indonesia
Supplied as "Marine"
Island Wasir Island
Island group Aru Islands

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

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    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
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    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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