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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.47294

Preserved specimen of Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847) | Southern Mussel recorded on 1877

Dataset

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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalog number C.47294
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:10484944","urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.47294"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.47294
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Walker, K."]
Identified date 1993
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1993
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "id extracted from texpress reg db. entered by: texpress 01/Sep/1999";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1877, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1877"
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:10014831
Date precision YEAR

Taxonomy

Scientific name Velesunio ambiguus
Supplied scientific name "Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Southern Mussel
Supplied common name "Balonne Freshwater Mussel"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Unionida
Family Hyriidae
Genus Velesunio
Species Velesunio ambiguus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Velesunio ambiguus (Philippi, 1847)
Scientific name authorship (Philippi, 1847)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Philippi, 1847)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -32.266
Supplied as: "-32.266"
Longitude 150.9
Supplied as: "150.9"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Hunter River, Muswellbrook
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 29986 B] Australia, New South Wales, Hunter River, Muswellbrook (32° 16' 00" S, 150° 54' 00" E) 1877 - 1877, Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 32° 16' 0" S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 54' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/12/12
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    GER Hunter Valley GER Hunter Valley
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Hunter Analysis Mask GER Hunter Analysis Mask
    Hunter Areas Of Interest Mid Valley
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Hunter
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Hunter
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Hunter
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Hunter
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (hot summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HUNTER RIVER
    River Regions HUNTER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Hunter
    Local Government Areas 2011 Muswellbrook (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Muswellbrook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MUSWELLBROOK SHIRE COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Hunter
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1342
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MUSWELLBROOK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) UPPER HUNTER
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HUNTER VALLEY EXC NEWCASTLE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) HUNTER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) HUNTER
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MUSWELLBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MUSWELLBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) MUSWELLBROOK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 10,000 TO 19,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MUSWELLBROOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MUSWELLBROOK
    Statistical Local Areas Muswellbrook (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Sydney Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Pogr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Macquarie Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hunter Valley
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Croplands
    Land cover Ephemeral and Permanent Water Features
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8673855.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.016844 t/ha
    Potassium 0.075933 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0985
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.5983
    Endemism 0.0058227554
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.006244096
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 5104.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.950085 index
    Species Richness 893.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.39376092
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 56.59 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 49.08917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.62 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9161938
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.090818055
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.644167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.7125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.599976 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.4397907
    Aridity index - month max 0.8450281
    Aridity index - month min 0.2673791
    Evaporation - annual mean 137.18842 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 13716.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 240.06271 mm
    Evaporation - month min 56.682747 mm
    Evaporation - variability 20.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.28 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.9441 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 62.5037 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.39102 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.081696 %
    Humidity - month min relative 53.02543 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 53.02543 %
    Precipitation - annual 622.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 638.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 53.64803 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.48961368
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 36.89851 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.007873
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.007820811
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 215.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 82.187744 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 220.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 31.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.72 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.028333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.410156 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.39 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.45 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.68
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.31 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 142.67027 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 653.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 126.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 36.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 116.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 31.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 236.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 96.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 236.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 33.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 108.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 117.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4852.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.084666 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 61347.125 m
    Remoteness index 1.35
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 55.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 219.0 %
    Runoff - average 238.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 4.5 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 57.368996
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 77.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 35.0 %
    Bulk density 1.615548 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.7916442 %
    Clay % 46.032192 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 30.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.42
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.58
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.6109588
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 64.329185
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.41704 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 302.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 99.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 176.0 m
    Elevation 162.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.42835 degrees
    Topographic relief 41.58398 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.61509 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3778 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 56.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 11.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 30.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 60.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0235 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 54.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 14.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.583 NDVI