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Occurrence record: Arachnology:KS.126960

PreservedSpecimen of Cercophonius squama recorded on 1995-04-18


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Arachnology Collection
Catalog number KS.126960
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2185928; urn:catalog:AM:Arachnology:KS.126960
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Milledge, Mr. Graham A. - Australian Museum - Science
Identified date 2017
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code Arachnology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017


Collecting date 1995-04-18
Date precision Day
Event ID


Scientific name Cercophonius squama
Supplied scientific name "Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Arachnida
Order Scorpiones
Family Bothriuridae
Genus Cercophonius
Species Cercophonius squama
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to (Gervais, 1844)
Accepted name usage Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Break O'Day (M)
Latitude -41.216
Longitude 148.283
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Swimcart Beach
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Tasmania, Swimcart Beach (41° 13' S, 148° 17' E) 18/04/1995 - 18/04/1995, Alastair Richardson Talitrid Project(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 148° 17' E
Verbatim latitude 41° 13' S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Bay of Fires
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Bay of Fires
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Bay of Fires
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Bay of Fires
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Flinders
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Flinders
    IBRA 7 Regions Furneaux
    IBRA 7 Subregions Flinders
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lyons
    Local Government Areas 2011 Break O'Day (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Break O'Day
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BREAK O'DAY COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 873
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF TAS.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ST HELENS - SCAMANDER
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTH EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LAUNCESTON AND NORTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYONS
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TASMANIA - NORTH-EAST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BREAK O'DAY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) BINALONG BAY
    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 (TAS.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYONS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MCINTYRE
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas Break O'Day (M)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Dgpm
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bass Coastal Platforms

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8416
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6747
    Endemism 0.012721646
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.006223358
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Occurrence Density 34.54321 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.609438 index
    Species Richness 2.7407408 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.8744002
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.9672838
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.24006046
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 96.562996 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 173.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 39.56909 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.41272727 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 62.900986 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.795456 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0072553
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.69915295 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.0742847 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.892836
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.007216222
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.11936723
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 77.843636 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -33.66201 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -110.14909 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 38.274544 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 22.28 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.034166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.3854547 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.596666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.851288 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.148193 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.7627273 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.213636 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.7781982 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.8999939 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.158173 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.745377 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.4736328 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.9927368 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.9727173 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.91091 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.032727 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 807.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 213.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 173.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 183.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 225.25 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -22.56413 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -113.44577 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.85 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 17.15 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 22.55 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.1499996 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.575 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.225 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.175001 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.8250003 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.675 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.625 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.575 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0074999
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.05 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 15.45 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 146.3637 km/day
    Wind run - month max 173.73688 km/day
    Wind run - month min 121.46531 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.325 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.0833333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.5 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.014142135 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.40249223 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1019.74133 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.034367 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.4621997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.027 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.51 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.3 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.98 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.84999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0011 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0016999999 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.21 100 x degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.70899796
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.24006046
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 46.752914 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 8.7447605 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.7578145 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.077568114 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 63.80981
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 21.605442
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 176.12682 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1959013 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 203.6722 kgC/ha
    Clay % 39.40236 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 50.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 26.1 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.818182 index
    Lithology - mean age 372.25 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.5708346 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.4166405 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -65.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.775
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.97
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.255
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.415
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 31.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.445
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 17987.86 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 70.22904 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 294.3585 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.366953
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 54.27141 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 2971.0447 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 12.94826 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.366953
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.002426
    Unreliable water retention parameters 3.75
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 188.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.18538 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 74.291664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -9.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0544941 degrees
    Topographic relief 8.107632 m
    Topographic roughness 103.8179 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.209707 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.7961109
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2706 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 48.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 60.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0267 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5782 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 156.55556 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 163.66667 Day