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Occurrence record: Mollusc:P013928

PreservedSpecimen of Placuna ephippium | Saddle Window Shell recorded on 2000-06-04

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Mollusc"
Catalogue Number P013928
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Mollusc:P013928
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal
Identified by R.C. Willan
Identified date 2000
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2000

Event

Collecting date 2000-06-04
Supplied as year:2000  month:6  day:4 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Placuna ephippium
Taxon rank species
Common name Saddle Window Shell
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Pectinida
Family Placunidae
Genus Placuna
Species Placuna ephippium
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality western section of Gunn Point Public Beach, Shoal Bay, NNE. of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.
Latitude -12.2466666666666667
Longitude 131.0283333333333333
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Class Bivalvia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Anson Beagle
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture (tropical and subtropical)
    Marine
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY
    PSMA Localities (2018) MURRUMUJUK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NELSON
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NELSON
    PSMA Wards (2018) NORTH WARD
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4378
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.42
    Endemism 0.018718569
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.023723539
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 4784.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.415574 index
    Species Richness 1282.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.73236144
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 154.80786 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 133.57571 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.40490267
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.46109
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.011665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.243929 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.169281 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1722.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 109.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 531.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 108.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1143.6 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.32 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.42 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.62 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.720001 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.78 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.779999 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.564
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.059998 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.08 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.18 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 184.425 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1567.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 103.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 399.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 394.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1011.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 159.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 181.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 98.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1547.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 340.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.110453606 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2990.722 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.004955 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.344156 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15361059 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.9113146 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.0279043 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 30.42909 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 36.503704 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.53
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.15 m
    Soil pedality 2.5810525
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.49338 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 35.916668 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.08219011 degrees
    Topographic relief 16.67347 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.337584 %
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0098 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground