Occurrence record: Porifera:PNG03-4-064

of Diacarnus recorded on 10/21/2007


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection code Queensland Museum Porifera
Supplied collection code "Porifera"
Catalog number PNG03-4-064
Basis of record Not supplied
Identified by MK Harper
Collector Chris Ireland (University of Utah)
License CC-BY
Field number UU1173
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Field number UU1173
Occurrence date [date not supplied]
Supplied date "10/21/2007"
Sampling protocol SCUBA
Date precision Not Supplied
Event remarks MK Harper & C Ireland


Scientific name Diacarnus
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Porifera
Class Demospongiae
Order Poecilosclerida
Family Podospongiidae
Genus Diacarnus
Species Diacarnus bismarkensis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily (Podospongiidae)
Scientific name authorship Kelly-Borges & Vacelet, 1995


Country Papua New Guinea
Locality New Britain, Ottos reef
Habitat steep slope >100m depth, terraces, hard plate corals, caves, abundant sponges
Latitude -5.328
Longitude 150.294566666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Maximum depth in meters 18
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

subclass Heteroscleromorpha
suborder (Poecilosclerida)

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