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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:C16396

PreservedSpecimen of Cercartetus nanus | Eastern Pygmy-possum


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 C16396
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Spirit | Wet | ethanol 70%
Collector Truscott, R.
Supplied as "R Truscott"
Sex Male
Individual count 1
License CC0
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
Collection code Mammalogy
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date Year: 1965, Month: 02, Day:
Supplied as year:1965  month:2 
Date precision Not Supplied


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 SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Refuge Cove
Latitude -39.03
Longitude 146.48
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Refuge Cove
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol AMG conversion, collection or Gazetteer
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) West Gippsland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 West Gippsland
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.417
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8271
    Endemism 0.01231275
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015402912
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 49185.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9325647 index
    Species Richness 1720.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.1227252
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.4602263
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.23741692
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 90.163086 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 149.823 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 41.623 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.101 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.493 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.068 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 76.18225 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.151 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9570568
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.90887743 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.820481 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.49190444
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.044667978
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.02618
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 109.976 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -13.980834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -106.481 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 63.557 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.911 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.527666 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.284 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.997667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.822166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.164001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.709 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.271 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.914978 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.5309753 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.4220276 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.1755013 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.4719849 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.8120117 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 4.376007 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.873001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 15.46 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 973.6667 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 332.16666 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.166667 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 157.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 29.833334 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 159.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 333.83334 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -7.166554 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -117.90733 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.383333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.1833334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.533333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.016666 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.083333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.183334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.15 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.883333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.75 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.0666666 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.583334 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.42666668 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.945
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.133333 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.716667 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.933333 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 337.1815 km/day
    Wind run - month max 374.49826 km/day
    Wind run - month min 299.7564 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.065967 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.6033406 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.2792387 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.566678 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.991799 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.566678 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.6666784 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 5.0533495 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 5.0533495 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.072111025 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.072111025 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1109.2908 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.13001 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.8999996 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.5456 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.028 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.91999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.46 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.39999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0019999999 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.16 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.06 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.684884 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10321849 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.9418544 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7811975
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.23741692
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 37.265472 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 6.6820736 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.54447985 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 70.30777
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 21.367523
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 9.859313 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 54.74095 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -78.02847 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4078431 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 275.9706 kgC/ha
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 62.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 12.2 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 391.4 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.5926208 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.0863599 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -10.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.78
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.22333333
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.37
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 34.666668
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.38333333
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 22581.08 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 107.0408 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 269.3304 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.7960784
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 49.68297 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 3723.3384 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 19.74565 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 1.7960784
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.574966
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 148.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.47299 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 403.16666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -5.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 8.725378 degrees
    Topographic relief 47.01026 m
    Topographic roughness 22.05649 %
    Topographic slope (%) 5.158005 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0772 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3084 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 158.41936 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 136.77142 Day