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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.89051

Preserved specimen of Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847) | Southern Mussel recorded on 1972

Dataset

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 Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.89051
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10254221; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.89051"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.89051
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Griffiths, O."]
Identified date 1980
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1972, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1972"
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:10015363
Date precision YEAR

Taxonomy

Scientific name Velesunio ambiguus
Supplied scientific name "Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Southern Mussel
Supplied common name "Balonne Freshwater Mussel"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Unionida
Family Hyriidae
Genus Velesunio
Species Velesunio ambiguus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)
Scientific name authorship (Philippi, 1847)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Philippi, 1847)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -31.216
Supplied as: "-31.216"
Longitude 143.50222
Supplied as: "143.50222"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Marra (=Murra) Ck, trib. of Macquarie R., NW of Warren
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 18643 B] Australia, New South Wales, Marra (=Murra) Ck, trib. of Macquarie R., NW of Warren (31° 13' 00" S, 143° 30' 08" E) 1972 - 1972, Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 13' 0" S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 143° 30' 8" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Irrigation practice - dominant Five practices equal
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lowland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW11
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Kanmantoo Fold Belt (GS19)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Kanmantoo Fold Belt MDB (GS19)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW13
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Intersecting Streams
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS17
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Intersecting Streams
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys PAROO
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lowland
    NRM Regions 2010 Western
    NRM Regions 2014 Western
    NRM Regions 2015 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) None = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Mulga Lands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Paroo-Darling Sands
    IBRA 7 Regions Mulga Lands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Paroo-Darling Sands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australia Mulga Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions PAROO RIVER
    Marine
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Farrer
    Local Government Areas 2011 Central Darling (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Central Darling
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CENTRAL DARLING SHIRE COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Maljangapa, Ngiyampaa, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkandji, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu (Kooma), Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 49
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2255
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BROKEN HILL AND FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BROKEN HILL - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) WILCANNIA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Central Darling (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Darling Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qd
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Warwick Lowland
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Saltbush and/or Bluebush shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.032069 t/ha
    Potassium 0.025295 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3411
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.5876
    Endemism 2.2173868E-4
    Endemism (Non-marine) 2.2338225E-4
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 64.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.8474555 index
    Species Richness 50.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.12603591
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 64.76 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.765833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.69 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.94434685
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.057857312
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.434166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.0008335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.350006 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.10216584
    Aridity index - month max 0.19965032
    Aridity index - month min 0.055308744
    Evaporation - annual mean 233.7946 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5872.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 408.1484 mm
    Evaporation - month min 85.14887 mm
    Evaporation - variability 33.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 68.27394 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 54.21427 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.58711 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 69.46319 %
    Humidity - month min relative 43.57495 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 43.57495 %
    Precipitation - annual 233.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 258.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 19.583334 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.41836736
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.88135594
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.13207547
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 80.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 80.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 34.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 26.205 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.395833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 30.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.76 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.87 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.11
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.06 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 223.87938 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 264.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 56.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 13.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 23.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 74.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 81.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 44.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 117.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5964.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 351.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.777586 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.3712142 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 406991.4 m
    Remoteness index 13.361103
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 12.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 221.0 %
    Runoff - average 79.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 25.932673
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 66.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4645727 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.20118575 %
    Clay % 35.192307 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.22
    Nutrient status 0.85 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.6529915
    Water holding capacity 29000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 17.968529
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.44807 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 336.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 20.666666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 88.0 m
    Elevation 80.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.17242675 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.897911 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2675476 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1493 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 58.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0087 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 20.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2696 NDVI