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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P001657

PreservedSpecimen of Hippopus hippopus | bear paw giant clam recorded on 1993-04-29

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Mollusc"
Catalogue Number P001657
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P001657
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 1993
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1993

Event

Collecting date 1993-04-29
Supplied as year:1993  month:4  day:29 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hippopus hippopus
Taxon rank species
Common name bear paw giant clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Cardiidae
Supplied as "Tridacnidae"
Genus Hippopus
Species Hippopus hippopus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Papua New Guinea
Locality coast between outlets of Tioputuk and Metevoe Rivers, adjacent to Metelaung village, southern coast of New Hanover Island, Bismarck Archipelago, NE. Papua New Guinea.
Latitude -2.675
Longitude 150.1833333333333333
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Solomons-Vanuatu-Bismarck Moist Forests
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Archipelago
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries New Britain-New Ireland Lowland Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.021122992
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 58.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.0126395 index
    Species Richness 56.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 3421.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 647.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 173.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 585.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 26.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 943.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 403.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1078.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 269.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 80.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 228.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 72.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 90.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 228.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 308.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 269.0 degrees C * 10