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Specimen Record

Massarina riciferaKohlm., Volkm.-Kohlm. & O.E. Erikss.

From New York Botanical Garden

ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
LocalityBroad Creek (atlantic Ocean)
Latitude34.71667
Longitude-76.91861
Institution CodeNy
Catalog Number01250719
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Date Collected1975-12-03

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http://sciweb.nybg.org/science2/SteereHerbarium.asp

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMassarina ricifera
KingdomFungi
PhylumAscomycota
ClassDothideomycetes
OrderPleosporales
FamilyLophiostomataceae
GenusMassarina
Specific Epithetricifera
Scientific Name AuthorsKohlm., Volkm.-Kohlm. & O.E. Erikss.
Specimen
Identified ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Volkmann-Kohlmeyer
Catalog Number01250719
Institution CodeNY
Occurrence ID157813
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Collection Event
Collected ByJ. J. Kohlmeyer; B. Kohlmeyer
Collector Number3702- - NY taxon A
Date Collected1975-12-03
Year1975
Month12
Day3
Start Day of Year337
Locality
CountryUSA
State / ProvinceNorth Carolina
Continentnorth america
LocalityBroad Creek (Atlantic Ocean)
Decimal Latitude34.71667
Decimal Longitude-76.91861
Verbatim Coordinates34 43 0.00 N 76 55 7.00 W
Other
Modified2013-04-09 16:32:04
dwc:datasetID7ddf754f-d193-4cc9-b351-99906754a03b
dcterms:referenceshttp://mycoportal.org/portal/collections/individual/index.php?occid=157813
symbiota:verbatimScientificNameMassarina ricifera
dwc:rightshttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/
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