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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.459276

Preserved specimen of Anadara (Imparilarca) rotundicostata (Reeve, 1844) | Ark Shell recorded on 1938


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.459276
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10475498","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.459276"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Whitehead, T  
Identified date 1990-2
Collector Ward, Mel  
Supplied as "Ward, Mel"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Date identified 1990-02
Supplied as 1990-2
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Poor"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 21/Aug/2007";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Poor"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 21/Aug/2007";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1938, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1938"
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Anadara (Imparilarca) rotundicostata
Supplied scientific name "Anadara rotundicostata (Reeve, 1844)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Ark Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Arcida
Family Arcidae
Genus Anadara
Species Anadara rotundicostata
Match type canonicalMatch
Accepted name usage Anadara rotundicostata (Reeve, 1844)
Scientific name authorship (Reeve, 1844)
Name according to (Reeve, 1844)


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -12.35
Supplied as: "-12.35"
Longitude 130.866
Supplied as: "130.866"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Darwin, Casuarina Beach
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 19630 C] Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin, Casuarina Beach (12° 21' 00" S, 130° 52' 00" E) 1938 - 1938, Ward, Mel(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 12° 21' 0" S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 130° 52' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/2/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Casuarina
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Casuarina
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Anson Beagle
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Larrakia (Part A - consolidated proceeding)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) CASUARINA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1735.8 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 110.8 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 444.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 113.6 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1169.4 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.56 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.96 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.16 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.04 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.52
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.64 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.16 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.26 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0