Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Halicarcinus ovatus

  • Author and date of publication

    Stimpson, 1858

  • Preferred Common name

    Three-pronged Sea Spider

  • Other Common Names

    Oval Spider Crab

  • Date Identified

    1996

  • Identified By

    J Taylor

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Wet formalin 4%, buffered with borax ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    PPBES-4

  • Collected By

    Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria, Dr Genefor Walker-Smith - Museum Victoria, Simon P. Heislers - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    PPBES-4 205 1

  • Sampling Method

    Smith-McIntyre grab

  • Date Visited From

    3/04/1995

  • Date Visited To

    3/04/1995

  • Depth From (m)

    7.5

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    PPBES-4 205 1

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Precise Location

    Port Phillip Bay, eastern sandy region

  • Latitude

    -38.116

  • Longitude

    145.112

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84