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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P001144

PreservedSpecimen of Placuna ephippium | Saddle Window Shell recorded on 1976-07-31

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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Mollusc"
Catalogue Number P001144
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P001144
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 1995
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1995

Event

Collecting date 1976-07-31
Supplied as year:1976  month:7  day:31 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Placuna ephippium
Taxon rank species
Common name Saddle Window Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pectinida
Family Placunidae
Genus Placuna
Species Placuna ephippium
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 Northern Territory
Locality Bardalumba Bay, NW. coast of Groote Eylandt, northwestern Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia.
Latitude -13.8166666666666667
Longitude 136.8
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arnhem Land
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    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
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Groote
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Bank/shoals
    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)
    Political
    PSMA Localities (2018) ANINDILYAKWA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARNHEM
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5413
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8067
    Endemism 0.008319396
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009324642
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2236.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6581697 index
    Species Richness 623.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.53582263
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 155.58499 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 93.96125 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 2.03 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.12942761
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -6.6067047
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.365417 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.55875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.910004 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1182.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 106.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 473.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 748.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.82
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 116.19385 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1209.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 102.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 432.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 277.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 766.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 185.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 91.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2292.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 345.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 296.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 288.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.053851645 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.28460497 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.053851645 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4642.654 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.002696 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.93 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 29.3 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8233 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.90999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.329998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.41 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.49 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.098822 Degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.4 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.9999 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.75
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.73954 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 25.083334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10959896 degrees
    Topographic relief 2.999156 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.243306 %