Occurrence record: UAFIC:IN5000

PreservedSpecimen of Ranatra fusca Palisot, 1820 | Water Scorpion recorded on 2016-09-10


Data resource University of Alberta Freshwater Invertebrate Collection
Institution code University of Alberta Museums
Supplied institution code "University of Alberta Museums (UAM)"
Collection code University of Alberta Freshwater Invertebrate Collection
Catalog number IN5000
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:IN:IN5000
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations alcohol
Identified by Proctor, H.
Collector Grombacher, L. Lauren
Supplied as "Grombacher, Lauren"
Sex unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Rightsholder University of Alberta Museums
Sampling protocol dip net
Dataset name Freshwater Invertebrates
Language en
Bibliographic citation Ranatra fusca (IN5000)
Occurrence status present
Collection code UAFIC
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 2016-09-10
Sampling protocol dip net
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2016-09-10


Higher classification Animalia | Arthropoda | Hexapoda | Insecta | Hemiptera | Nepidae | Ranatra
Scientific name Ranatra fusca Palisot, 1820
Supplied scientific name "Ranatra fusca"
Taxon rank species
Common name Water Scorpion
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Supplied as "Hexapoda"
Order Hemiptera
Family Nepidae
Genus Ranatra
Species Ranatra fusca
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Parent name usage Ranatra


Higher geography North America | Canada | Alberta
Country Canada
State / Province Alberta
Locality Long Lake
Habitat littoral macrophytes, no deeper than 1 metre
Latitude 54.6003
Longitude -113.6376
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks at boat launch at Long Lake Campground, north end of Long Lake, near TWP Rd 650A/650B/651
Coordinate precision Unknown
Continent North America
Location according to Canadian Geographical Names Data Base

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