Occurrence record: CMNEN:CMNEN 00010842

PreservedSpecimen of Motonerus Hansen, 1989 recorded on 1998-05-22


Data resource Canadian Museum of Nature Insect Collection
Institution code Canadian Museum of Nature
Supplied institution code "CMN"
Collection code Canadian Museum of Nature Insect Collection
Catalog number CMNEN 00010842
Occurrence ID 01027c19-831f-31f4-15a2-4ca3a265d833
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations pinned; dry
Collector Anderson, S. Robert
Supplied as "Anderson, Robert S."
Type status paratype
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode
Collection ID http://grbio.org/cool/5mzz-5v20
Rightsholder Canadian Museum of Nature
Dataset name Insect
Language eng
Bibliographic citation Motonerus apterus (CMNEN 00010842)
Occurrence status present
Institution ID http://biocol.org/urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34935
Collection code CMNEN
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1998-05-22
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1998-05-22


Higher classification Animalia; Arthropoda; Insecta; Pterygota; Neoptera; Endopterygota; Coleoptera; Polyphaga; Hydrophiloidea; Hydrophilidae; Sphaeridiinae; Megasternini; Motonerus
Scientific name Motonerus Hansen, 1989
Supplied scientific name "Motonerus apterus"
Taxon rank genus
Supplied as "species"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Coleoptera
Family Hydrophilidae
Genus Motonerus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship Fikacek & Short, 2006


Country Venezuela
State / Province Merida State
Locality 34 km NW Merida, Finca "Fundo la Trinidad"
Latitude 8.616667
Longitude -71.336667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID RSA 1998.V.22-VE (1998-027A)
Verbatim elevation 2350.0
Supplied as 2350 m
Verbatim longitude 71° 20' 12" W
Verbatim latitude 8° 37' 0" N

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