Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.99074.002

PreservedSpecimen of TALITRIDAE | sandfleas recorded on 2010


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number P.99074.002
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1978186; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.99074.002
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.99074.002
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Lowry, Dr. J. K. - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates
Identified date 2015
Type status cited: Africorchestia quadrispinosa (K.H. Barnard, 1916) : Talitridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda
Sex Male
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2015


Collecting date 2010
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1218174


Scientific name TALITRIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Africorchestia quadrispinosa (K.H. Barnard, 1916)"
Taxon rank family
Common name sandfleas
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Talitridae
Genus Africorchestia
Species Africorchestia quadrispinosa
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (K.H. Barnard, 1916)
Accepted name usage Africorchestia quadrispinosa (K.H. Barnard, 1916)


Country South Africa
Latitude -34.80444
Longitude 20.05750
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Struisbaai Bay
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "South Africa, Struisbaai Bay (34° 48' 16" S, 20° 03' 27" E) 2010 - 2011";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Verbatim longitude 20° 3' 27" E
Verbatim latitude 34° 48' 16" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Agulhas Current
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 47
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Agulhas Bank
    World Country Boundaries South Africa

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.065919615
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 60.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.931162 index
    Species Richness 29.0 frequency