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Occurrence record: Arachnology:KS.126953

PreservedSpecimen of Cercophonius squama recorded on 1996-06-08


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Arachnology Collection
Supplied collection code "Arachnology"
Catalogue Number KS.126953
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:2185904; urn:catalog:AM:Arachnology:KS.126953
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Milledge, Mr. Graham A. - Australian Museum - Science
Identified date 2017
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017


Collecting date 1996-06-08
Date precision Day
Event ID


Scientific name Cercophonius squama
Supplied scientific name "Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Arachnida
Order Scorpiones
Family Bothriuridae
Genus Cercophonius
Species Cercophonius squama
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gervais, 1844)
Accepted name usage Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -39.750
Longitude 147.883
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Flinders Island, Palana Beach
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Tasmania, Flinders Island, Palana Beach (39° 45' S, 147° 53' E) 08/06/1996 - 08/06/1996";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 147° 53' E
Verbatim latitude 39° 45' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2017/6/7
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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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 25286b34-2b8b-494a-a505-06cbdcd4f1a4
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)
    Coordinates -39.750,147.883
    Year 1996
    Month 06
    Day 8
    Related records
    Record UUID bebf583a-4dd4-4a03-8177-62303c5f0f74
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)
    Coordinates -39.750,147.883
    Year 1996
    Month 06
    Day 8
    Comments One of the collectors was null or unknown
    Coordinates were identical
    Record UUID 4e9c5af7-c9c7-400d-9830-94adc200635c
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Cercophonius squama (Gervais, 1844)
    Coordinates -39.750,147.883
    Year 1996
    Month 06
    Day 8
    Comments One of the collectors was null or unknown
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4356
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6179
    Endemism 0.015069385
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016652346
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 1489.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9918804 index
    Species Richness 579.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.73628116
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 47.034668 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 53.954056 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 27.02 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.999173
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.2252396E-4
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.121834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.1385 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 15.097321 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 701.4286 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 215.71428 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 128.85715 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 20.428572 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 129.85715 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.571428 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 217.28572 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.857142 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.42857
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.471428 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.714286 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.314285 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.6857142 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.357143 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.8857145 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.214285 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.95285714
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.97143 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.342857 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.485714 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 150.8878 km/day
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02236068 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.5091169 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1313.3136 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 1.204215 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.1099997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.3458 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.25 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.32 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.96999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.41 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.1784935 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11362332 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.0316763 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.1403539 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 13.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 185.7143 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.68857145
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99285716
    Nutrient status 1.55 index
    Soil depth 0.51666665 m
    Soil pedality 1.9951327
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.66529 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 117.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.083792925 degrees
    Topographic relief 79.92184 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.822004 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0019 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0297 NDVI