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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23152

Specimen of Phormosoma | pancake urchins recorded on 1886


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 code Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.23152
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1045156; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23152
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.23152
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Albatross, S. Steamer
Supplied as "U.S. Fish Commission, Steamer Albatross"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Occurrence date 1886
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1070866


Scientific name Phormosoma
Supplied scientific name "Phormosoma uranus Wyville Thomson, 1877"
Taxon rank genus
Common name pancake urchins
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Echinoidea
Order Echinothurioida
Family Phormosomatidae
Genus Phormosoma
Species Phormosoma uranus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Wyville Thomson, 1877
Accepted name usage Phormosoma uranus Wyville Thomson, 1877


Country United States of America
Latitude 32.666
Longitude -76.67499
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality east of Georgia
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[stn 2678] United States of America, east of Georgia (32° 40' N, 76° 40' 30" W) 1886 - 1886";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Verbatim longitude 76° 40' 30.000" W
Verbatim latitude 32° 40' N

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dcterms:modified 2019/11/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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