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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P026630

PreservedSpecimen of Hippopus hippopus | bear paw giant clam

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 P026630
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P026630
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by J.E. Foa
Identified date 1970
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1970

Event

Date precision Not Supplied

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 Ethiopia
Locality Zanzibar, off the coast of Tanzania, central eastern Africa.
Latitude 6.1
Longitude 39.2
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Invalid collection date Failed
    Unrecognized geodetic datum Failed
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    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
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    Basis of record not supplied Passed
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    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
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    Missing catalogue number Passed
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    Name not in national checklists Passed
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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
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    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Ethiopian Highlands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Ethiopian Montane Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    World Country Boundaries Ethiopia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1036.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 104.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 73.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 64.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 431.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 195.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 431.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 192.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 98.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 185.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 190.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 77.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 671.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 202.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 202.0 degrees C * 10