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Occurrence record: Marine Invertebrates:D35812

Preserved specimen of SPHAERIIDAE Deshayes, 1855 (1820) | Freshwater Cockles


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Marine Invertebrates"
Catalog number D35812
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:713168"]
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Dry Specimen
Individual count 7
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present


Event ID
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name SPHAERIIDAE
Supplied scientific name "Sphaerium novaezelandiae"
Identified to rank family
Common name Freshwater Cockles
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Veneroida
Family Sphaeriidae
Genus Sphaerium
Species Sphaerium novaezelandiae
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Deshayes, 1855 (1820)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country New Zealand
State or Territory South Island
Latitude -43.732242
Supplied as: "-43.732242"
Longitude 170.093248
Supplied as: "170.093248"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mount Cook Hermitage
Coordinate precision 0.000001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 43 43 56 S
Marine false
Country Code NZ
Verbatim longitude 170 05 36 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine New Zealand Marine
    NZ DOC Public Conservation Areas Aoraki Mount Cook National Park
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World New Zealand
    NZ Ecological Districts 1987 Mt Cook
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries South Island Montane Grasslands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central New Zealand
    NZ Land Provinces Canterbury Region
    NZ Land Registration Districts Canterbury
    World Country Boundaries New Zealand
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    NZ Land Cover Database Version 3 Sub Alpine Shrubland

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.040511806
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1690.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.984481 index
    Species Richness 624.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.845834 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 3610.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 738.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 214.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 738.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 17.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 911.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 377.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1026.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 87.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 228.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -19.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 30.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 103.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 30.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4227.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 209.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 819505.8 m
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 766.0 m