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Occurrence record: DNA Laboratory:Z40553

Material Sample of Emydura macquarii (Gray, 1830) | Macquarie River Turtle recorded on 2012-03-20


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria DNA Laboratory
Supplied collection code "DNA Laboratory"
Catalog number Z40553
Occurrence ID Laboratory:MaterialSample:Z40553
Record type Material Sample
Supplied basis "MaterialSample"
Preparations Tissue|Frozen|Unknown|-196°C
Identified by Ms Katie Howard - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)  
Collector Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)  
Supplied as "Ms Katie Howard - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)"
Sex male
Individual count 1
Life stage adult
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Language en
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [Fyke nets - 8]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Dataset / Survey name [Katie Howard turtle PhD field work]
Disposition In collection


Dataset / Survey name Katie Howard turtle PhD field work  
Occurrence date 2012-03-20
Supplied date "2012-03-20T00:00:00\2012-03-20T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol Fyke nets - 8  
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Vertebrata | Reptilia | Anapsida | Testudines | Pleurodira | Chelidae
Scientific name Emydura macquarii
Supplied scientific name "Emydura macquarii macquarii (Gray, 1830)"
Identified to rank species
Supplied as "Subspecies"
Common name Macquarie River Turtle
Supplied common name "Macquarie Turtle"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Chelidae
Genus Emydura
Species Emydura macquarii
Name match metric exactMatch
Infraspecific epithet macquarii
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1830)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "Victoria"
Locality Gulpa Track wetland
Latitude -35.7953
Supplied as: "-35.7953"
Longitude 144.91
Supplied as: "144.91"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Gulpa Track wetland
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Collector
Georeferenced by Ms Katie Howard - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
Municipality Barmah-Millewa
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

material sample type Tissue
preparation materials Unknown
preparation type Unknown
prepared by Ms Katie Howard - Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
preservation temperature -196°C
preservation type Unknown

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 4059edfe-ffde-4417-93d1-0e4e27bf6ac7
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Emydura macquarii macquarii
    Coordinates -35.795325,144.909808
    Related records
    Record UUID 384acf03-bf22-4d13-b193-c49ca1331ab0
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Emydura macquarii macquarii (Gray, 1830)
    Coordinates -35.7953,144.91
    Record UUID b0bb518b-ad3f-4406-a3f2-ddbe2babc060
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Emydura macquarii macquarii (Gray, 1830)
    Coordinates -35.7953,144.91

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Murray Valley
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Murray Valley
    Directory of Important Wetlands Millewa Forest
    NRM Regions 2010 Murray
    NRM Regions 2017 Murray
    RAMSAR wetland regions NSW Central Murray State Forests
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Murray
    IBRA 6 Regions Riverina
    IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
    IBRA 7 Subregions Murray Fans
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Local Government Areas 2011 Murray (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Murray
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MURRAY RIVER COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Murray
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Yorta Yorta
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 622
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) DENILIQUIN REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) UPPER MURRAY EXC. ALBURY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MURRAY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) DENILIQUIN - MURRAY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MURRAY
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MURRAY-DARLING
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 20618.0 frequency
    Species Richness 791.0 frequency
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 371.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 70.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 116.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 42.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 15.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.84
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.9 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.745833 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.35
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.7
    Elevation 93.0 m