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Occurrence record: Birds:B41561

Preserved specimen of Casuarius casuarius (Linnaeus, 1758) | Southern Cassowary recorded on 1988-08-27
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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 "Birds"
Catalog number B41561
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Birds:B41561
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations skin; tissues: feather, skin (loans)
Record number F264
Sex female
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation B41561
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34932
Dataset / Survey name [ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)]
Dataset ID [urn:anwc.csiro.au:collections:4]

Event

Dataset / Survey name ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)  
Occurrence date 1988-08-27
Verbatim event date 27AUG1988
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 South mission beach
Habitat
Supplied as "COASTAL RAINFOREST"
Latitude -17.9333
Supplied as: "-17.9333"
Longitude 146.1
Supplied as: "146.1"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality SOUTH MISSION BEACH
Water body not applicable
Island not applicable
Island group not applicable
Location remarks confident in available location data
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 2000.0
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Continent OCEANIA
Supplied as Oceania
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim SRS not recorded; assume WGS84 for Australia

Additional properties

verbatim uncertainty confident in available location data

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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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
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wet Tropic Coast
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Girringun
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CASSOWARY COAST REGIONAL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HILL

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 3011.1667 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 293.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 209.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 75.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 1307.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 157.16667 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1574.6666 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.083334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.766666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.366667 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.933333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.933332 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.283333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.033333 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.93
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.283333 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.333332 degrees C
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.89
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0