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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:M.14021

PreservedSpecimen of Cercartetus nanus | Eastern Pygmy-possum recorded on 1985-01-01


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 code Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Catalog number M.14021
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:4005636; urn:catalog:AM:Mammalogy:M.14021
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Dodkin, M. M
Supplied as "Dodkin, M"
Sex Male
License CC-BY
State conservation New South Wales: Vulnerable
Occurrence status present
Collection code Mammalogy
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1985-01-01
Supplied date "1985-01"
Date precision Day
Event ID


Scientific name Cercartetus nanus
Supplied scientific name "Cercartetus nanus (Desmarest, 1818)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eastern Pygmy-possum
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Diprotodontia
Family Burramyidae
Genus Cercartetus
Species Cercartetus nanus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to (Desmarest, 1818)
Accepted name usage Cercartetus nanus (Desmarest, 1818)


Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Locality Greater Taree (C)
Latitude -31.733
Longitude 152.800
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Diamond Head camping area, Crowdy Bay National Park
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Diamond Head camping area, Crowdy Bay National Park (31° 44' S, 152° 48' E) /01/1985 - /01/1985, Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 152° 48' E
Verbatim latitude 31° 44' S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 Hunter
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Hunter
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Manning Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lyne
    Local Government Areas 2011 Greater Taree (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Greater Taree
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MID-COAST COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Hunter
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 37
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3327
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAREE REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAREE - GLOUCESTER
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MID NORTH COAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYNE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYNE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAREE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAREE - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PORT MACQUARIE
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Greater Taree (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia -Rv
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7923
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.9511
    Endemism 0.011481846
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.012153572
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 28.876543 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.7809798 index
    Species Richness 7.4074073 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.157135
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.5427415
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.37546116
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 107.5745 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 163.324 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 55.064 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.706 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.278 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 110.97667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 38.846 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.52154523
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.8783075 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.8890004 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.7403893
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.91377157
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.7369826
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 196.354 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean 3.4021645 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -66.692 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 94.604 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.95 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 16.724833 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 9.5460005 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.964 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.744166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.403992 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 7.566 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 18.92 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.1940002 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.9719849 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 12.259979 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.2198305 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.9079895 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.2320251 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.429993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.97 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 19.358 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1415.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 235.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 174.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 39.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 456.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 46.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 520.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean 2.80822 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -79.42298 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 11.55 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 14.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 23.849998 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 9.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 30.5
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.55 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 15.65 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.45 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.75 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.95 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.24
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 311.38968 km/day
    Wind run - month max 338.8983 km/day
    Wind run - month min 283.5727 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.416213 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.782032 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.1094556 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.1047277 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.1141834 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.1047277 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.5094557 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.5189114 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.5189114 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.049999997 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.049999997 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 954.3598 m
    Water Observations From Space 68.589745 Percentage
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.16521323 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.12432 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.84924537
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.5941809
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 49.94761 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 7.8375335 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.6241215 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 76.43208
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 53.47628
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 21.99715 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 100.736206 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 72.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 556.76636 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1403704 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 122.1395 kgC/ha
    Clay % 6.537037 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 190.90909 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 18.858667 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 75.96267 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.8588766 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.8456306 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -144.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.865
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.555
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.66499996
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 17.5
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.755
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 9912.15 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 50.66948 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 113.2574 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.3037037
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 20.84468 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1347.6921 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 9.325559 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.65000004 m
    Soil pedality 1.3037037
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 0.5178725
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 71000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 97.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.64012 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 164.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.1599393 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 7.043238 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1902 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 19.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 52.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4587 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 154.73914 Day