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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:J65769

PreservedSpecimen of Philomedes | seed shrimp


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 code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number J65769
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Wet;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Simon P. Heislers
Identified date 1995
Collector Halpern|Glick|Maunsell
Supplied as "Halpern, Glick & Maunsell"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number PORTHED 53 T4
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol corer
Dataset name PORTHED
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1995


Field number PORTHED 53 T4
Collecting date Year: 1995, Month: 03, Day:
Supplied as year:1995  month:3 
Sampling protocol corer
Date precision Not Supplied
Event ID PORTHED 53 T4


Higher classification Arthropoda;Crustacea;Ostracoda;Myodocopa;Myodocopida;Philomedidae
Scientific name Philomedes
Taxon rank genus
Common name seed shrimp
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Ostracoda
Order Myodocopida
Family Philomedidae
Genus Philomedes
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Western Australia
Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality Port Hedland Harbour, Stanley Point
Latitude -20.3203
Longitude 118.567
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Port Hedland Harbour, Stanley Point
Minimum depth in meters 0
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID PORTHED 53 T4
Biome Terrestrial

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Roebourne
    IBRA 7 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 7 Subregions Roebourne
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Pilbara Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PORT HEDLAND COAST
    River Regions PORT HEDLAND COAST
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Pilbara
    Estuary habitat mapping 35417 Port Hedland Harbour Channel
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Port Hedland
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TOWN OF PORT HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) BOODARIE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PILBARA, MP
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sodicity 1
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 De Grey Lowlands
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Unknown/no data
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Unknown/No data
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.606
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3181
    Endemism 0.04896543
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.020906169
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 38.382717 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.1032634 index
    Species Richness 5.962963 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08636932
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.36137608
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 275.26382 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 341.93906 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 196.22809 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.065714285 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.271137 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.30712 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.097034 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 23.443691 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.0117281
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.7016944 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -2.2115254 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 5.748482
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -39.60172
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 4.597029
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 96.031906 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -251.82014 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -334.63834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -169.70763 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 29.39 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 23.20873 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.690476 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.787025 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.435913 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.936676 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.552857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 28.172857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.41333 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.257141 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.885712 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 12.3511095 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -4.0914307 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -4.09906 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.52475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.489525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 27.039047 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 314.77777 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 205.88889 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 206.77777 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -253.94666 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -357.59402 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 26.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 30.18889 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.344444 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 21.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 25.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.38889 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.311111 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.966666 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.244445 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.044445 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5244444 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.3211112
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.266666 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.711111 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.666668 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 279.5028 km/day
    Wind run - month max 344.5557 km/day
    Wind run - month min 219.91028 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.608333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.75 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.35 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 3.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 3.8 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03162277 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.28460497 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06708203 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1119.3541 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.18484288 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.252398 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.1999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 10.2668 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.71 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.19 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.63 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.96 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.7 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 21.01 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.41 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.812906 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.2115329 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 3.3798227 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.08636932
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.36137608
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 205.5 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 88.462166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 7.773239
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 32.523846
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 135.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.45 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 14.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -135.0972 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.9 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 17.081171 kgC/ha
    Clay % 31.277779 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 20.0
    Lithology - age range 0.2358125 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.666667 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.0621875 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -2.0027714 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -1.6647997 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -35.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.08
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.38
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.22666667
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.0
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 102.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.22
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1325.8472 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 30.84642 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 16.81093 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.8
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.0501397 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 194.54114 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.5964894 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 2.8
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.624939
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 88.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.06528 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 14.166667 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.888815 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.647357 m
    Topographic roughness 20.42999 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.06196699 %
    Valley bottom % 43.75 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 5.444941
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1288 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 13.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 62.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 25.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0186 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3673 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 195.82353 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 54.17647 Day