Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.1490

PreservedSpecimen of Linckia laevigata | blue seastar recorded on 1896


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number G.1490
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1031755; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.1490
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.1490
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Type status cited: Linckia pacifica Gray, 1840 : Ophidiasteridae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Inferred Associated Occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1896
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1007096


Scientific name Linckia laevigata
Supplied scientific name "Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)"
Taxon rank species
Common name blue seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Ophidiasteridae
Genus Linckia
Species Linckia laevigata
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Linnaeus, 1758)
Accepted name usage Linckia laevigata (Linnaeus, 1758)


Country Tuvalu
Latitude -8.516
Longitude 179.216
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Funafuti
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Tuvalu, Funafuti (8° 31' S, 179° 13' E) 1896 - 1896";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Verbatim longitude 179° 13' E
Verbatim latitude 8° 31' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/8/20
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:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Marine Ecoregions of the World Gilbert/Ellis Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.06018684
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 798.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.964054 index
    Species Richness 487.0 frequency