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Occurrence record: invertebrates:G2340

Preserved specimen of Brachynotus spinosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) | Little Shore Crab recorded on 1976-01-01


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "invertebrates"
Catalog number G2340
Occurrence ID TMAG: AG2340
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by determiner not recorded  
Collector Walker, T.M.  
Supplied as "T.M. Walker"
Individual count 1.0
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE


Occurrence date 1976-01-01
Supplied date "1/1/1976"
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Brachynotus spinosus
Identified to rank species
Common name Little Shore Crab
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Varunidae
Genus Brachynotus
Species Brachynotus spinosus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Supplied as: "TAS"
Locality Margate: Dru Point
Latitude -43.038619
Supplied as: "-43.04"
Longitude 147.2910426
Supplied as: "147.29"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Coordinate precision 0.01
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
County Dru Point, Margate
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2017-10-13
dcterms modified 2017-10-13
verbatim identification Brachynotus spinosus

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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:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 4cf7ae19-a47c-4961-a707-478a5374ee84
    Data Resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -43.038619,147.2910426
    Related records
    Record UUID 6cfe0c77-5256-4334-a342-2f3f87e44005
    Data Resource
    Coordinates -43.028619,147.2810426

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Bruny
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 684.5714 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 181.71428 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.142858 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 145.57143 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.142858 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 154.28572 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 16.571428 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 201.85715 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.357142 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.314285 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.3714285 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.72857 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.0857143 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.6285715 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.142858 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.414286 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51714283 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0128571
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.814285 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.071428 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.1 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.76
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.9957143
    Elevation 9.0 m