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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.47

Preserved specimen of LEIOGNATHIDAE | ponyfishes recorded on 1865


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 Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.47
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8157357; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.47
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Collector Day, F.
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1865, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1865"
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name LEIOGNATHIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Equula brevirostris Valenciennes, 1835"
Identified to rank family
Common name ponyfishes
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Leiognathidae
Genus Equula
Species Equula brevirostris
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Equula brevirostris Valenciennes, 1835
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Valenciennes, 1835


Country India
Latitude 18.95
Supplied as: "18.950"
Longitude 72.8
Supplied as: "72.800"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Malabar
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.47] India, Malabar (18° 57' N, 72° 48' E) 1865 - 1883, Day, F(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 18° 57' N
Marine false
Country Code IN
Verbatim longitude 72° 48' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Malabar Coast Moist Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western India
    World Country Boundaries India

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.031522796
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 199.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.842801 index
    Species Richness 149.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 2399.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 143.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 573.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 840.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1967.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 188.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 241.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 73.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1732.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 325.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 274.0 degrees C * 10