Occurrence record: MIZ:Z56432

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix demessa (Lyman, 1861) | Brittlestar recorded on 6/5/1992


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 Z56432
Other catalog numbers ["295-92"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:56432
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Marsh, L.M.  
Collector 1.  Hopper   2.  Russell  
Supplied as "Hopper & Russell"
Individual count 1
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date [date not supplied]
Supplied date "6/5/1992"
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


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 -12.5233
Supplied as: "-12.5233"
Longitude 123.555
Supplied as: "123.555"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 14
Island Cartier Island
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Label
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 12°31.4`S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 123°33.3`E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ashmore Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Cartier Island
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Cartier Island
    NRM Regions 2010 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Cartier Island Marine Park