Occurrence record: UASM:UASM391828

PreservedSpecimen of Hypera postica Dejean | alfalfa weevil recorded on 2013-05-30


Data resource University of Alberta E. H. Strickland Entomological Museum (UASM)
Institution code University of Alberta Museums
Supplied institution code "University of Alberta Museums (UAM)"
Collection code E. H. Strickland Entomological Museum
Catalog number UASM391828
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:UASM:UASM391828
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations pointed
Identified by Soroka, J.
Identified date 2013
Collector Soroka, J.
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34404
Rightsholder University of Alberta Museums
Sampling protocol sweeping
Dataset name EH Strickland Entomological Museum (UASM)
Language en
Bibliographic citation Hypera postica(UASM UASM391828)
Occurrence remarks voucher specimen; collector provided geographic coordinates, which are not on the locality label
Occurrence status present
Collection code UASM
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2013


Collecting date 2013-05-30
Sampling protocol sweeping
Verbatim event date 2013-05-30


Higher classification Animalia | Arthropoda | Hexapoda | Insecta | Coleoptera | Polyphaga | Curculionidae | Hypera
Scientific name Hypera postica Dejean
Supplied scientific name "Hypera postica"
Taxon rank species
Common name alfalfa weevil
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Supplied as "Hexapoda"
Order Coleoptera
Family Curculionidae
Genus Hypera
Species Hypera postica
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Parent name usage Hypera
Scientific name authorship (Gyllenhal)


Higher geography North America | Canada | Saskatchewan
Country Canada
State / Province Saskatchewan
Locality Plunkett
Habitat alfalfa hay field
Latitude 51.950
Longitude -105.316
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks ENE of
Coordinate precision Unknown
Continent North America
Location according to Canadian Geographical Names Data Base

Additional properties

References http://www.entomology.ualberta.ca/searching_specimen_list.php?fmh=UASM391828
Type PhysicalObject

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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Kingdom not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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