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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P014293

PreservedSpecimen of Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus | Three-area Mussel recorded on 1999-07-17


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection code Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection
Catalog number P014293
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 2000
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Occurrence status present
Collection code Mollusc
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2000


Collecting date 1999-07-17
Supplied as year:1999  month:7  day:17 
Date precision Day


Scientific name Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus
Supplied scientific name "Musculus cumingianus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Three-area Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Family Mytilidae
Genus Musculus
Species Musculus cumingianus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State / Province Northern Territory
Locality Unincorporated NT
Locality near Gove Peninsula Surf Life Saving Club, Town Beach, Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, NW. coast of Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia.
Latitude -12.1881666666666667
Longitude 136.7906666666666667
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arnhem Coast P3
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Nhulunbuy
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BUCKINGHAM RIVER
    River Regions BUCKINGHAM RIVER
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated NT
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nhulunbuy
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 UN-INCORPORATED (NHULUNBUY) AREA
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 412
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 693
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) NHULUNBUY - GUNYANGARA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA Localities (2018) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1,000 TO 4,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) NHULUNBUY
    Statistical Local Areas Nhulunbuy
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Arnhem Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czu
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5638
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.1679
    Endemism 0.056417268
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.060557146
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 28713.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7889967 index
    Species Richness 2148.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6603906
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.8421191
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.017515553
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 178.47589 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 219.16066 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 143.85933 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.4606667 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.126 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.453926 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.44439 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.15808 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 108.9865 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.4593334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.06539147
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 4.3517365 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -5.3841686 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 18.812653
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -13.896979
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 17.345348
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 270.246 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -69.48939 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -214.70999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 121.14668 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.44 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 20.59289 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.808667 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.617222 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.011166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 12.929993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 20.601334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 29.032 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.2853088 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.0593262 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.294647 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 7.606056 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -1.3813171 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.4799805 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.3493347 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.531334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 26.478666 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1382.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 32.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 14.166667 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 101.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 506.16666 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 69.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 826.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -83.39459 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -232.2219 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 27.983334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.05 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.233334 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 19.666668 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.75 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.583333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.733334 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.54833335
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.883335 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.95 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.166668 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 181.77095 km/day
    Wind run - month max 235.83151 km/day
    Wind run - month min 140.08426 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.7903416 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.0048592 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 4.4181075 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.655169 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.181046 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.655169 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.1633053 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.1466386 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.1466386 m/s
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1469.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 40.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 99.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 517.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 312.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 841.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 83.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 59.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1656.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 333.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 281.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1119.7599 m
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.724333 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.090924524 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7017764 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5152018
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.017515553
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 58.352604 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 14.200415 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.9051965 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 46.36816
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 1.5763998
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 22.461002 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 105.58832 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 153.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 11.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 388.53268 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3156818 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 17.3463 kgC/ha
    Clay % 12.136364 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 62.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 55.014668 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.666667 index
    Lithology - mean age 27.507334 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.2813318 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.5823618 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 58.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.01
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.02
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 84.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.595
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1502.049 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 21.88686 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 42.97089 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8636364
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 7.767408 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 323.44763 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.956264 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6666667 m
    Soil pedality 1.8636364
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 7.094388
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 61000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 163.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.20873 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 64.791664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 3.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 6.25 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.9123724 degrees
    Topographic relief 35.83424 m
    Topographic roughness 115.5846 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.8398253 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 1.863982
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.399 EVI
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0106 kg C/m^2
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5617 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 70.76 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 95.72 Day