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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:IA.7784

Preserved specimen of Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939 | Northern Wobbegong recorded on 1938


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 Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number IA.7784
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8170780","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:IA.7784"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:IA.7784
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Whitley, Mr Gilbert Percy - Australian Museum  
Identified date 1939
Collector Allen, Mark  
Supplied as "Mark Allen"
Specimen type Holotype: Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939 : Orectolobidae : : Chondrichthyes : Chordata
Sex Male
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1939
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8059561
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1938, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1938"
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Orectolobus wardi
Supplied scientific name "Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939"
Identified to rank species
Common name Northern Wobbegong
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Orectolobiformes
Family Orectolobidae
Genus Orectolobus
Species Orectolobus wardi
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Orectolobus wardi Whitley, 1939
Scientific name authorship Whitley, 1939
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Whitley, 1939


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -11.616
Supplied as: "-11.616"
Longitude 131.483
Supplied as: "131.483"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Melville I : C Keith
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[IA.7784] Australia, Northern Territory, Melville I : C Keith (11° 37' S, 131° 29' E) 1938 - 1938, Ward, M(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 11° 37' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 131° 29' E

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