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Occurrence record: Ornithology:B44741

Preserved specimen of Aplonis (Lamprocorax) metallica (Temminck, 1824) | Metallic Starling recorded on 1952-11-17


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Ornithology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ornithology"
Catalog number B44741
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:782883
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Egg clutch
Collector Platten, G
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Dataset / Survey name Chris Austin Collections
Identification remarks Confidence: 1


Identification remarks Confidence: 1
Occurrence date 1952-11-17
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Aplonis (Lamprocorax) metallica
Supplied scientific name "Aplonis metallica nitida (G.R. Gray, 1858)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Metallic Starling
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Sturnidae
Genus Aplonis
Species Aplonis metallica
Name match metric higherMatch
Infraspecific epithet nitida
Scientific name authorship (Temminck, 1824)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory New Ireland Province
Latitude -2.57
Supplied as: "-2.57"
Longitude 150.8
Supplied as: "150.80"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Kavieng
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 02 34 S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 150 48 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Solomons-Vanuatu-Bismarck Moist Forests
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries New Britain-New Ireland Lowland Rain Forests
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.021028198
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 489.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.553087 index
    Species Richness 305.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.779167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 3107.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 646.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 168.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 590.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 20.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 928.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 344.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 928.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 80.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 72.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 90.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 284.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10