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Occurrence record: Mammal:U7884

PreservedSpecimen of Cercartetus nanus | Eastern Pygmy-possum

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Mammal Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammal"
Catalogue Number U7884
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mammal:U7884
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations skeleton
Identified by H.H. Finlayson
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Victoria: Near Threatened
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date Year: 1938, Month: 12, Day:
Supplied as year:1938  month:12 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Cercartetus nanus
Taxon rank species
Common name Eastern Pygmy-possum
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Diprotodontia
Family Burramyidae
Genus Cercartetus
Species Cercartetus nanus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Supplied as: "VIC"
Local government area Glenelg (S)
Locality Heathmere, Portland (Near)
Latitude -38.2166666666666667
Longitude 141.6166666666666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Mammalia

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2014 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2015 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Glenelg Hopkins
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Glenelg Hopkins
    Biodiversity
    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
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PORTLAND COAST
    River Regions PORTLAND COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    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
    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) HEATHMERE
    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
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qt
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Annual crops and highly modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Heathlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3425117E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.020316 t/ha
    Potassium 0.067019 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4821
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9902
    Endemism 0.0064942865
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0073134815
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 5843.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9358754 index
    Species Richness 1110.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.80252033
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 39.54 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 56.579166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 21.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2518822
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.25016987
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.5425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.09 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.690002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0282029
    Aridity index - month max 2.5388188
    Aridity index - month min 0.1617552
    Evaporation - annual mean 107.08761 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15131.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 210.19417 mm
    Evaporation - month min 35.0 mm
    Evaporation - variability 5.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 85.51578 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 78.24206 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.9465 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.92892 %
    Humidity - month min relative 72.03227 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.03227 %
    Precipitation - annual 799.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 753.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 66.55978 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.8597048
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 290.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 33.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 96.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0748779
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.07448344
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 96.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 103.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 290.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.969166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.685833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 17.200012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.49 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 23.06 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.98
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.23 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 195.55121 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 819.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 307.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 26.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 105.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 38.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 105.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 109.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 307.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 60.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 174.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2822.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 231.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 174.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.080622576 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.07211103 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.080622576 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3917.9849 m
    Remoteness index 3.220794
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3151.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 37.0 %
    Runoff - average 617.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.8 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 132.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.2 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.579397 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.7086378 %
    Clay % 26.103266 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 65.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.66
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.4095478
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.67749 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 245.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 51.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 22.0 m
    Elevation 21.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.18041492 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.164934 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2785936 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2737 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 51.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 14.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 45.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0253 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 73.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5422 NDVI