Occurrence record: MIZ:Z56430

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) | Brittlestar recorded on 1982-07-27


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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z56430
Other catalog numbers ["1284-82"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:56430
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Marsh, L.M.  
Collector WA Museum Party  
Supplied as "WA Museum Party"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Event ID WAM Rowley Shoals Expedition 1982
Occurrence date 1982-07-27
Supplied date "27/7/1982"
Sampling protocol Walking  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Macrophiothrix demessa
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Macrophiothrix
Species Macrophiothrix demessa
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Lyman, 1861)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -17.3055
Supplied as: "-17.3055"
Longitude 119.3793
Supplied as: "119.3793"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 11
Island Clerke Reef
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Report
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 17°18`20"S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 119°22`45"E

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Rowley Shoals
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Transition
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME