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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F170667

Preserved specimen of Arca patriarchalis Röding, 1798 | Spotted Ark recorded on 1967-09-06


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 Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F170667
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Collector National Museum of Victoria  
Supplied as "Dr Brian J. Smith - National Museum of Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
Life stage Juvenile
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Date identified 1967


Occurrence date 1967-09-06
Supplied date "1967-09-06T00:00:00\1967-09-06T00:00:00"
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Mollusca | Conchifera | Bivalvia | Pteriomorphia | Arcoida | Arcoidea | Arcidae
Scientific name Arca patriarchalis
Supplied scientific name "Arca (Arca) avellana Lamarck, 1819"
Identified to rank species
Common name Spotted Ark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Arcida
Supplied as "Arcoida"
Family Arcidae
Genus Arca
Species Arca patriarchalis
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship Röding, 1798
Supplied as Lamarck, 1819
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subgenus Arca
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Queensland
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Zilzie Point, 18 km S of Yeppoon
Latitude -23.28
Supplied as: "-23.28"
Longitude 150.83
Supplied as: "150.83"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Zilzie Point, 18 km S of Yeppoon
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Yeppoon - Keppel Sands Tidal Wetlands
    NRM Regions 2010 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2017 Fitzroy
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Fitzroy
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Shoalwater Coast
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LIVINGSTONE SHIRE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KEPPEL

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 3104.0 frequency
    Species Richness 963.0 frequency
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 987.63336 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 111.793335 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 95.42 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 53.04 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 412.74 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 418.45334 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 21.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.958 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 22.406666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.446667 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.669333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.421333 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.176666 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.306665 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2104
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.080667 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.454 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.354 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.5404
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.77459997