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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F5910

PreservedSpecimen of Plaxiphora (Plaxiphora) albida | Chiton recorded on 1949-08-13


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F5910
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Whole;specimenForm=dry;storageMedium=dry
Identified by T Cochran
Identified date 1987
Collector National Museum of Victoria
Individual count 1
Life stage Juvenile
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 4 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
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Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Dataset name National Museum of Victoria Ecological Survey, 11-24 Aug. 1949
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1987


Collecting date 1949-08-13
Supplied date "1949-08-13T00:00:00;1949-08-13T00:00:00"
Date precision Day


Higher classification Mollusca;Polyplacophora;Neoloricata;Ischnochitonina;Mopaliidae
Scientific name Plaxiphora (Plaxiphora) albida
Supplied scientific name "Plaxiphora (Plaxiphora) albida (Blainville, 1825)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Chiton
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Polyplacophora
Order Chitonida
Supplied as "Neoloricata"
Family Mopaliidae
Genus Plaxiphora
Species Plaxiphora albida
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Subgenus Plaxiphora
Scientific name authorship (Blainville, 1825)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Glenelg (S)
Locality Cape Nelson
Latitude -38.43
Longitude 141.55
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Cape Nelson
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2014 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2015 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 Glenelg Hopkins
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Glenelg Hopkins
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Naracoorte Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Glenelg Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions Naracoorte Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Glenelg Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Naracoorte Woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: distinctly dry (and mild) summer
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PORTLAND COAST
    River Regions PORTLAND COAST
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Wannon
    Local Government Areas 2011 Glenelg (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Glenelg - Heywood
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GLENELG SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Gunditjmara - Part A
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 26
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 721
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) GLENELG (VIC.)
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GLENELG - SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WANNON
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WANNON
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SOUTHERN GRAMPIANS - GLENELG
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GLENELG NORTH - HEYWOOD
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) PORTLAND WEST
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) GLENELG SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas Glenelg (S) - Heywood
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdbr
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 1111321.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 307050.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3425117E7 $
    Sheep numbers 342682.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4821
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9902
    Endemism 0.013608286
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.013966063
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 44.209877 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.0146413 index
    Species Richness 2.419753 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.90445787
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.5601227
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.11531956
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 106.26236 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 194.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 38.518333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.051666666 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.038333334 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 60.30389 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 20.906668 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1828718
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.0521631 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.6134249 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.30574712
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.18171369
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -2.2455173
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 98.611664 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -45.958473 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -162.06334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 60.09333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.161667 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.180416 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.8033333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.391666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.721389 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.993347 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.715 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.208333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.5666504 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.4383545 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 8.575012 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.6702857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.293335 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.6849976 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.310028 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.708334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.133333 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 793.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 201.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 57.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 317.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 98.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 209.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 75.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 116.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 50.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 98.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 317.5 mm
    Precipitation - winter 326.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 85.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -31.949047 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -168.38318 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.95 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.25 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 7.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.85 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.200001 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.65 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.55 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.875
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.05 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.65 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 333.44443 km/day
    Wind run - month max 367.86908 km/day
    Wind run - month min 289.04092 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.0018077 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.493852 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.2519426 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.401619 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.1022663 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.401619 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.6019425 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.801943 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.801943 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089442715 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.80999994 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.089442715 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 33184.71 m
    Remoteness index 3.342664
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 3.812631 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.410084 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6005124
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.11531956
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 132.3648 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 43.536613 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.8113958 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 54.046112
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 10.37876
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 12.147042 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 54.586166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 72.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.43 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 10.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 162.63985 Gal
    Bulk density 1.0652381 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 85.677414 kgC/ha
    Clay % 9.357142 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 28.125 %
    Erosivity 601.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 180.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 0.1185 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.07075 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -1.1502736 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -0.92628163 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 52.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.68
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.985
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.11
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.19
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 50.5
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.19
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 7327.613 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 58.187378 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 98.006294 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.4 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.4333333
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 18.026415 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1253.6742 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 10.7020035 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.4333333
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.867032
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 46.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.97058 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 165.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 166.58333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 58.0 m
    Elevation 59.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 2.229542
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 3.125 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.843141 degrees
    Topographic relief 20.96298 m
    Topographic roughness 14.57225 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.494121 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.4088199
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2606 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 88.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 73.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0579 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 5.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6131 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 223.15384 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 201.0 Day