Collection Details

Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from Antarctica

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©Quilty, Patrick 1998
Catalogue id
4766D3
Caption
Glossopteris (Fossil) leaf Permian age, Prince Charles Mountains. Photo by R Oldfield Macquarie University.
Photographer
Oldfield, R

Collection Details

Custodian
John Gibson
Collection Acronym
TYPE
Description

This data set lists over 300 organisms (74 taxa are fossils) that were first described from locations either on the Antarctic continent, or on islands immediately to the north of the Antarctic Peninsula. Work was completed in early 2000 and does not contain any newer references.

Higher level taxonomy have been checked and completed against the Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera (IRMNG) (http://www.obis.org.au/irmng/). Place name locations taken from the SCAR Composite Gazetteer (http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/).

Domain
Terrestrial,Limnetic,Marine
Taxa Groups


List 310 taxa from this collection
Collection Status
Data collection complete
Acknowledgements
No paper - please cite the metadata record.
DiGIR Details

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Resource Code: - type_localities
Resource Name: - Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from Antarctica
Keywords: - extant, extinct, fossils, type localities
Basis of Record: - Specimen

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Data Details

Data links
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Map
No map exists.
Spatial Coverage
54° 28' 59.9" S to 85° 00' 00.0" S | - 54.4833° to - 85.0000°
176° 19' 59.9" W to 174° 00' 00.0" E | -176.3333° to 174.0000°
Date Range of Collection
None entered
Metadata
Type_localities - Type Localities for organisms and fossils first described from Antarctica