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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.432788

Preserved specimen of Anadara (Potiarca) pilula (Reeve, 1843) | Ark Shell recorded on 1979-05-28


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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.432788
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10415876","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.432788"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Kerslake, J  
Identified date 1980
Collector 1.  Dadd, F.   2.  Dadd, E.C.  
Supplied as "F.& E.C.Dadd"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 10/Feb/2004";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: ianl 10/Feb/2004";
Occurrence date 1979-05-28
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Anadara (Potiarca) pilula
Supplied scientific name "Anadara pilula (Reeve, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Ark Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Arcida
Family Arcidae
Genus Anadara
Species Anadara pilula
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Anadara pilula (Reeve, 1843)
Scientific name authorship (Reeve, 1843)
Name according to (Reeve, 1843)


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -16.366
Supplied as: "-16.366"
Longitude 145.416
Supplied as: "145.416"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Beach between Mossman & Daintree
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 20691 B] Australia, Queensland, Beach between Mossman & Daintree (16° 22' 00" S, 145° 25' 00" E) 28/05/1979 - 28/05/1979, F.& E.C.Dadd(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 16° 22' 0" S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 145° 25' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/3/4
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wet Tropic Coast
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 DOUGLAS SHIRE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 2643.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 167.6 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.6 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 150.2 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 84.6 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 1203.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 135.4 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1505.6 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.8
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.28 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.380001 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.66 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.77199996
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.66 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.56 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.16 degrees C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 59.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.77199996
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0