Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Leptomithrax gaimardii

  • Author and date of publication

    (Milne Edwards, 1834)

  • Preferred Common name

    Giant Spider Crab

  • Other Common Names

    Great Spider Crab

  • Date Identified

    1967

  • Identified By

    D J. Griffin

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    Port Phillip Survey 1957-1963

  • Collected By

    Fisheries and Wildlife Department, National Museum of Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    PPS 220

  • Sampling Method

    dredge

  • Depth From (m)

    13.7

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    PPS 220

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Port Phillip Bay, offshore from Rye

  • Latitude

    -38.3517

  • Longitude

    144.821

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84