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Occurrence record: Mammals:J20114

Specimen of Rattus fuscipes coracius | Bush Rat recorded on 1956-08-13

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection code Queensland Museum Mammals
Supplied collection code "Mammals"
Catalog number J20114
Other catalog numbers 1986301
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Mammals:J20114
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Occurrence date 1956-08-13
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Rattus fuscipes coracius
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Bush Rat
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Muridae
Genus Rattus
Species Rattus fuscipes
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Infraspecific epithet coracius
Scientific name authorship (Waterhouse, 1839)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Tablelands (R)
Locality Walsh Camp, 11.2km SW Atherton
Latitude -17.333333
Longitude 145.416667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Baldy Mountain
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Baldy Mountain
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    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 - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Forestry
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2014 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2015 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Wet Tropics
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Wet Tropics
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Atherton
    IBRA 7 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Subregions Atherton
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Queensland Tropical Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: distinctly dry winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HERBERT RIVER
    River Regions HERBERT RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Bar Barrum Small Mining ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tablelands (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Herberton
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TABLELANDS REGIONAL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 653
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HERBERTON
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TABLELANDS (EAST) - KURANDA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CAIRNS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) HERBERTON - RAVENSHOE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HERBERTON TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) MOOMIN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer 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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) DALRYMPLE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HILL
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Tablelands (R) - Herberton
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Cairns Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cgb6
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Garnet uplands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Multiple Use Forest
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present Rainforest and vine thickets

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4148781.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9249
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.9561
    Endemism 0.035988834
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03960066
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5794
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 12839.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.774412 index
    Species Richness 1914.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 22.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.9212746
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 90.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 125.0825 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.16 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.32670566
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.047078
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.998333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.14 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.180023 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.3840071
    Aridity index - month max 3.5018182
    Aridity index - month min 0.30811185
    Evaporation - annual mean 115.881134 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 24088.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 163.18365 mm
    Evaporation - month min 71.89006 mm
    Evaporation - variability 15.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.72 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.346535 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 70.49874 %
    Humidity - month max relative 90.11824 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.97769 %
    Humidity - month min relative 60.983734 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 60.983734 %
    Precipitation - annual 1236.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1593.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 155.88644 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.8438815
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 139.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 41.46189 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 106.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.31649646
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 81.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.148526
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 765.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 374.75815 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 93.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 882.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.270834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.409166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 17.7984 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 9.09 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.22 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.98
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.09 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 140.44846 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1280.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 97.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 77.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 81.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 634.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 255.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 738.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 191.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 88.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 110.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2784.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 281.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 221.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 217.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.5507268 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.031622775 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 57712.523 m
    Remoteness index 4.0749865
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 761.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 125.0 %
    Runoff - average 3055.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 1124.6 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -1.55113 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 90.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.31 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 41.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4107143 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.9920307 %
    Clay % 42.843987 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.76923 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.82
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 3.7
    Water holding capacity 30000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.12991 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 96.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 405.66666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1104.0 m
    Elevation 1104.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 7.4635744 degrees
    Topographic relief 181.5337 m
    Topographic slope (%) 9.929886 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3648 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 28.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0021 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 85.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 16.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5619 NDVI