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Occurrence record: Marine Invertebrates:E3703

Preserved specimen of Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818 | Intertidal Tube Worm, Dense Aggregations Are Called Sydney Coral


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection code South Australian Museum Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Marine Invertebrates"
Catalog number E3703
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:606877"]
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by M. N. Halt  
Identified date 2007
Collector Moller, P.D. Rask  
Supplied as "Moller, P. D. Rask"
License CC-BY
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Date identified 2007


Event ID
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Galeolaria caespitosa
Supplied scientific name "Galeolaria caespitosa Lamarck, 1818"
Taxon rank species
Common name Intertidal Tube Worm, Dense Aggregations Are Called Sydney Coral
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Serpulidae
Genus Galeolaria
Species Galeolaria caespitosa
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Lamarck, 1818


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -42.896358
Supplied as: "-42.896358"
Longitude 147.333208
Supplied as: "147.333208"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Sandy Bay
Coordinate precision 0.000001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 42 53 47 S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 147 19 59 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DERWENT RIVER
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 579.625 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 148.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.875 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 121.375 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 135.625 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.125 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 169.25 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 48.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.7125 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.625 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.775 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.5125 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.525001 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.6375 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0762501
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.4125 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.1625 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6625
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.94
    Elevation 9.0 m