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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:C22685

PreservedSpecimen of Cercartetus nanus | Eastern Pygmy-possum recorded on 1974-07-10


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Mammalogy Collection
Catalog number C22685
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Skin;specimenForm=Dry
Supplied as "Unknown"
Sex Female
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
State conservation Victoria: Near Threatened
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Mammalogy
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Mammalogy
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1974-07-10
Supplied date "1974-07-10T00:00:00;1974-07-10T00:00:00"
Date precision Day


Higher classification Animalia;Chordata;Vertebrata;Mammalia;Marsupialia;Diprotodontia;Phalangeriformes;Phalangeroidea;Burramyidae
Scientific name Cercartetus nanus
Taxon rank species
Common name Eastern Pygmy-possum
Supplied common name "Eastern Pygmy Possum"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Diprotodontia
Family Burramyidae
Genus Cercartetus
Species Cercartetus nanus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Anglesea gravel pits
Latitude -38.42
Longitude 144.18
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Anglesea gravel pits
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol AMG conversion, collection or Gazetteer
Biome Terrestrial

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Type PhysicalObject

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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:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 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
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2014 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2015 Corangamite
    NRM Regions 2017 Corangamite
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by cool burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Equal hot and cool burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Corangamite
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Otway Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Otway Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 OTWAY COAST
    River Regions OTWAY COAST
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Surf Coast - West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SURF COAST SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) ANGLESEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA Wards (2018) ANGLESEA WARD
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czcd
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 South Victorian Uplands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other shrublands
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 193860.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 56262.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 9808116.0 $
    Sheep numbers 151032.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9154
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9992
    Endemism 0.021127366
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014273964
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 106.03704 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.936901 index
    Species Richness 7.740741 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5978911
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.2823492
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.17022188
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 115.3585 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 196.79 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 50.349 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 52.441418 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2446265
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.4916743 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.48611292 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.5689236
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2429862
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.75072956
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 67.971 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -62.91708 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -157.846 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 14.216003 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.048 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.267083 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.844 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.68725 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.653417 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.996002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.027 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.391 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.118988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.5980225 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.36499 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.033826 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.9450073 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.1109924 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.0360107 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.023 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.658 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual 682.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 701.75 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 160.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 51.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 213.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.5 mm
    Precipitation - spring 191.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 74.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 43.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 222.75 mm
    Precipitation - winter 211.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 80.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -43.913357 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -155.36574 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.05 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.375 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.175001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.225 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.525 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.175001 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 12.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.025 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.05 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.775 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.175 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.4875 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.065
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.075 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.175 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.575 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 333.38214 km/day
    Wind run - month max 387.90778 km/day
    Wind run - month min 287.56183 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.954609 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.5810785 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.362844 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.432957 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.2927313 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.432957 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.532957 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.9225397 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.9225397 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.15811388 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.15811388 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1431.7461 m
    Remoteness index 0.69
    Water Observations From Space 80.28169 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.573621
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.17022188
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 117.62604 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 43.125122 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.130318 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.23504852 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 51.625885
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 15.319969
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 71.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.46 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 12.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -130.48236 Gal
    Bulk density 1.54402 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 148.1866 kgC/ha
    Clay % 21.967337 %
    Erodibility 63.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 65.625 %
    Erosivity 694.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 32.536 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 39.876 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.5957748 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.5123186 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -52.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6825
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.9525
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.9975
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.9975
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.1825
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.23
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 46.5
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.2325
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 12760.38 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 75.44968 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 113.0837 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.5419598
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 20.85535 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1709.373 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 13.91473 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.5419598
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 7.336988
    Unreliable water retention parameters 30.0
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 100.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.4079 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 35.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 144.20833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 27.0 m
    Elevation 27.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 2943.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.2684102 degrees
    Topographic relief 56.83087 m
    Topographic roughness 93.67508 %
    Topographic slope (%) 3.728271 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2251 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 48.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0203 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 9.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4552 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 122.80645 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 184.2258 Day