Occurrence record: MIZ:Z50841

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) | Brittlestar recorded on 2006-09-23


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 Z50841
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:50841
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 75% Ethanol
Identified by Marsh, L.M.  
Identified date 1/1/2007
Collector WAM Survey Team  
Supplied as "WAM Survey Team"
Individual count 1
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2007-01-01
Supplied as 1/1/2007


Event ID NWA Shelf Atolls 2006
Occurrence date 2006-09-23
Supplied date "23/9/2006"
Sampling protocol SCUBA  
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
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -13.9993
Supplied as: "-13.9993"
Longitude 121.9248
Supplied as: "121.9248"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 031/C2
Island North Scott Reef
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 13°59.96`S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 121°55.49`E

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    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Scott Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province