Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.16862

Preserved specimen of Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985 | Seastar recorded on 1974-08-01


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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.16862
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1093711","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.16862"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.16862
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Rowe, Dr Frank W.E. - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates  
Identified date 1983
Collector Birtles, A.  
Supplied as "Birtles, A."
Specimen type cited: Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985 : Asterodiscididae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata;Paratype: Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985 : Asterodiscididae : : Asteroidea : Echinodermata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1983


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1034118
Occurrence date 1974-08-01
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Asterodiscides multispinus
Supplied scientific name "Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985"
Identified to rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterodiscididae
Genus Asterodiscides
Species Asterodiscides multispinus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Asterodiscides multispinus Rowe, 1985
Scientific name authorship Rowe, 1985
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Rowe, 1985


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -18.983
Supplied as: "-18.983"
Longitude 147.083
Supplied as: "147.083"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 22 nautical miles north east Townsville
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, 22 nautical miles north east Townsville (18° 59' S, 147° 05' E) 01/08/1974 - 01/08/1974";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 18° 59' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 147° 5' E

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