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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.409112

Preserved specimen of Mactra (Mactra) dissimilis Reeve, 1854 | Clam recorded on 1962-04-26


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.409112
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10376707","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.409112"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Kerslake, J  
Identified date 1980
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 18/Apr/2002";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 18/Apr/2002";
Occurrence date 1962-04-26
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Mactra (Mactra) dissimilis
Supplied scientific name "Mactra dissimilis Reeve, 1854"
Taxon rank species
Common name Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Family Mactridae
Genus Mactra
Species Mactra dissimilis
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Mactra dissimilis Reeve, 1854
Scientific name authorship Reeve, 1854
Name according to Reeve, 1854


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -27.62499
Supplied as: "-27.62499"
Longitude 153.316
Supplied as: "153.316"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Moreton Bay, 2mls SE of Redlands Bay jetty
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 21718 B] Australia, Queensland, Moreton Bay, 2mls SE of Redlands Bay jetty (27° 37' 30" S, 153° 19' 00" E) 26/04/1962 - 26/04/1962, Accession, Dredged.";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 27° 37' 30" S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 19' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/3/4
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Moreton Bay
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Moreton Bay
    Directory of Important Wetlands Moreton Bay
    NRM Regions 2010 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 South East Queensland
    RAMSAR wetland regions Moreton Bay
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East Queensland
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 REDLAND CITY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) REDLANDS
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1273.2 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 192.8 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.2 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 149.4 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 39.8 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 429.4 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 442.8 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.54 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 26.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.48 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.44 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.488 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.178
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.720001 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.12 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.838
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0