Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F193461

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix obtusa (Koehler, 1905) | Brittlestar recorded on 2012-10-18


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 F193461
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F193461
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Whole|Wet|ethanol 95%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria  
Identified date 2013
Collector Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery  
Supplied as "Dr Belinda Alvarez de Glasby - Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery"
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
Date identified 2013


Event ID SS2012t07 11
Field Number SS2012t07 11
Occurrence date 2012-10-18
Supplied date "2012-10-18T00:00:00\2012-10-18T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Benthic Sled  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Amphilepidida | Gnathophiurina | Ophiactoidea | Ophiotrichidae
Scientific name Macrophiothrix obtusa
Supplied scientific name "Macrophiothrix obtusa (Koehler, 1905)"
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 obtusa
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Koehler, 1905)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Northern Territory
Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality Arafura Sea
Latitude -10.961
Supplied as: "-10.961"
Longitude 136.795
Supplied as: "136.795"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Arafura Sea
Minimum depth in metres 108.8
Maximum depth in metres 92.8
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Georeference protocol unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

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