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Occurrence record: invertebrates:G215

PreservedSpecimen of Tetraclitella purpurascens recorded on 1957-04-16


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection
Catalog number G215
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:TMAG:invertebrates:G215
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Nielsen, B. Barbara
Supplied as "Barbara Nielsen"
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1957-04-16
Supplied as year:1957  month:4  day:16 
Date precision Day


Scientific name Tetraclitella purpurascens
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Maxillopoda
Order Sessilia
Family Tetraclitidae
Genus Tetraclitella
Species Tetraclitella purpurascens
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality wave-platform
Latitude -43.15
Longitude 147.87
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
County Point Puer
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Bruny
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Inhabited treeless and barren lands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Tall eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Estuary habitat mapping 31102 Port Arthur Channel
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4886
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6825
    Endemism 0.020065002
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016864432
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 42.23457 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.712207 index
    Species Richness 3.6049383 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0018287
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.1647546
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.35371533
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 101.36513 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 173.283 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 45.413 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.042999998 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.375 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.027999999 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 76.90442 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 51.091 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.002991
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.57478833 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.9107817 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.6604784
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0029772548
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.5114169
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 109.261 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -24.460709 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -103.12601 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 52.895 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 21.547 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 12.865167 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.455 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 16.555916 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.616917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.53302 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 6.831 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 12.802 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.5079956 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.3289795 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.6940002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.9389977 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.2420044 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.6010132 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 5.691986 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 20.364 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 12.824 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 971.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 303.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 13.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 204.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 17.5 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 205.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 26.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 304.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean 3.2359612 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -84.72331 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 12.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 5.8500004 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 17.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 21.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 50.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.25 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.450001 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.65 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.05 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.95 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 15.450001 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.815
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.450001 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 138.84973 km/day
    Wind run - month max 172.55 km/day
    Wind run - month min 110.74845 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.175 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.0125852 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.4 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3244996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06708203 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5208.7886 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.34 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.6710997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.17400001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.96 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.58 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.93 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.25 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.013499999 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0039 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 9.04 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.38 100 x degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.74332505
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.35371533
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 84.566284 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 22.96659 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.76967347 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 66.899254
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 31.834377
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 9.532808 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 56.10431 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 341.0032 Gal
    Bulk density 1.6425 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 270.01245 kgC/ha
    Clay % 39.69643 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 6.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 17.5 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 60.6 my
    Lithology - fertility 8.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 232.1625 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.3509815 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.7799599 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -101.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.865
    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) 0.45
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.58
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 21.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.605
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 21541.016 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 70.18962 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 125.86625 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.5357144
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 23.17434 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 2681.1216 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 12.923295 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5357144
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.957745
    Unreliable water retention parameters 34.375
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 53.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.86902 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 36.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -11.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 1.29499
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.4475696 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 31.08013 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.987997 %
    Valley bottom % 6.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.051 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5268 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 99.74286 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 141.88889 Day