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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:M.17368

Preserved specimen of MACROPODIDAE | Small Dorcopsis recorded on 1985-10-14


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 Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalog number M.17368
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:4009353","urn:catalog:AM:Mammalogy:M.17368"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector 1.  Aplin, Ken   2.  Csiro  
Supplied as "Aplin, Dr Ken - CSIRO"
Sex Female
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Event ID
Occurrence date 1985-10-14
Date precision DAY


Scientific name MACROPODIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Dorcopsulus vanheurni (Thomas, 1922)"
Identified to rank family
Common name Small Dorcopsis
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Diprotodontia
Family Macropodidae
Genus Dorcopsulus
Species Dorcopsulus vanheurni
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Dorcopsulus vanheurni (Thomas, 1922)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Thomas, 1922)


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Southern Highlands Province
Latitude -6.2
Supplied as: "-6.2"
Longitude 142.766
Supplied as: "142.766"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mount Sisa, Bobole Village
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlands Province, Mount Sisa, Bobole Village (6° 12' S, 142° 46' E) 14/10/1985 - 14/10/1985, Aplin, Dr Ken - CSIRO - Department of Biological Sciences, University of NSW, Kensington(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 6° 12' S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 142° 46' E

Additional properties

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dcterms modified 2016/5/11
dcterms type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 2312.0 frequency
    Species Richness 112.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 20.633333 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 87.0 %