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Occurrence record: Entomology:LEP54445

Preserved specimen of Hypolimnas alimena lamina Fruhstorfer, 1903 | Bluebanded Eggfly


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 Museums Victoria Entomology and Arachnology Collection
Supplied collection code "Entomology"
Catalog number LEP54445
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations pinned
Collector ["Mcknight, W.D."]
Supplied as "W D. McKnight"
Sex Male
Individual count 1
Life stage adult
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV


Occurrence date Year: 1944, Month: 5, Day:
Supplied as year:1944  month:5 
Date precision MONTH


Higher classification Animalia | Arthropoda | Hexapoda | Insecta | Lepidoptera | Nymphalidae
Scientific name Hypolimnas alimena lamina
Supplied scientific name "Hypolimnas alimena lamina Fruhstorfer, 1903"
Identified to rank subspecies
Common name Bluebanded Eggfly
Supplied common name "Blue-banded Eggfly"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae
Genus Hypolimnas
Species Hypolimnas alimena
Name match metric exactMatch
Infraspecific epithet lamina
Scientific name authorship Fruhstorfer, 1903
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Queensland
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Thursday Island, Torres Strait
Latitude -10.55
Supplied as: "-10.55"
Longitude 142.23
Supplied as: "142.23"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Thursday Island, Torres Strait
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol Geoscience Australia - Place names website
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2014 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2015 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Torres Strait
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Torres Strait
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions West Cape York
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 14.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TORRES SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) TORRES STRAIT
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.036382675
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.049224168
    Occurrence Density 15038.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.7702055 index
    Species Richness 2802.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.91378343
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 119.303635 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 134.54022 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.3818183 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.074616484
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -12.12679
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.49894 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.721212 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 9.373657 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1675.6 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 29.4 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.6 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 18.8 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.2 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 470.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 110.8 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1099.6 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.68 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.58 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 9.46 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 22.42 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.48 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 5.72 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.82 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.60400003 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.34
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.88 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.12 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.460001 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 127.6469 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.570833 °C
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 24262.242 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.628914 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -6.879299 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.8199999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.44 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 35.1 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.0946 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.85999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.66 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.719997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.51 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 24.6 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.039999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.461004 Degrees C
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 13.499315 people/km^2
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.254645 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.20544319 %
    Clay % 28.59425 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 30.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.542
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.2666667 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.1714666
    Water holding capacity 61000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.38679 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 118.666664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.2707517 degrees
    Topographic relief 15.97278 m
    Topographic slope (%) 8.341949 %