Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F222697

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) | Brittlestar recorded on 2016-11-15


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F222697
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F222697
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|wet|ethanol 95%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria  
Collector 1.  Museum Victoria   2.  Olbers, J.  
Supplied as "Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria | J Olbers"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV


Occurrence date 2016-11-15
Supplied date "2016-11-15T00:00:00\2016-11-15T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol SCUBA  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Amphilepidida | Gnathophiurina | Ophiactoidea | Ophiotrichidae
Scientific name Macrophiothrix demessa
Supplied scientific name "Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Supplied common name "Brittle Star"
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
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Africa | South Africa
Country South Africa
Locality Scottburgh, Aliwah Shoal
Latitude -30.2672
Supplied as: "-30.2672"
Longitude 30.8178
Supplied as: "30.8178"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Scottburgh, Aliwah Shoal
Minimum depth in metres 12
Maximum depth in metres 17
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Georeference protocol gps
Georeferenced by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria
Municipality Scottburgh
Terrestrial true
Continent AFRICA
Supplied as Africa
Marine false
Country Code ZA

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