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Occurrence record: Eggs:E00431

Preserved specimen of Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758) | Southern Cassowary recorded on 1968-06-09
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Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian National Wildlife Collection provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "ANWC"
Collection code Australian National Wildlife Collection
Supplied collection code "Eggs"
Catalog number E00431
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Eggs:E00431
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Egg(s)
Record number E9
Sex Not applicable
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation E00431
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34932
Dataset / Survey name [General]
Dataset ID [urn:anwc.csiro.au:collections:6]

Event

Dataset / Survey name General  
Occurrence date 1968-06-09
Verbatim event date 09JUN1968
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Casuarius casuarius
Taxon rank species
Common name Southern Cassowary
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Struthioniformes
Family Casuariidae
Genus Casuarius
Species Casuarius casuarius
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Name type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Mission beach
Habitat
Supplied as "THICK RAINFOREST; EDGE OF FOREST IN SECONDARY GROWTH"
Latitude -17.8833
Supplied as: "-17.8833"
Longitude 146.1
Supplied as: "146.1"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality MISSION BEACH
Water body not applicable
Island not applicable
Island group not applicable
Location remarks latitude and longitude approximate
Coordinate precision 0.01667
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Continent OCEANIA
Supplied as Oceania
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim SRS not recorded; assume AGD66 for Australia

Additional properties

verbatim uncertainty latitude and longitude approximate

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Subregions Innisfail
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TULLY-MURRAY RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Djiru Cassowary Coast Regional Council Area ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Cassowary Coast (R)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CASSOWARY COAST REGIONAL
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Djiru People #3
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 74
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 768
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TULLY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) INNISFAIL - CASSOWARY COAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CAIRNS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TULLY - CARDWELL - JUMBUN
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARDWELL
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOWNSVILLE - MACKAY
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HILL
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Forests of Australia 2018B Mangrove
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mangroves
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present Rainforest and vine thickets

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 3100.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 311.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 219.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 74.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 1335.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 159.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1610.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.93
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.4 degrees C
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.9
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Elevation 4.0 m