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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.8225

Preserved specimen of Macrophiothrix belli (Döderlein, 1896) | Brittlestar recorded on 1965-10-17


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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number J.8225
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1116277; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.8225"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.8225
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Pope, Miss Elizabeth C.  
Collector Pope, C. Miss Elizabeth  
Supplied as "Pope, Miss Elizabeth C."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1026996
Occurrence date 1965-10-17
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Macrophiothrix belli
Supplied scientific name "Macrophiothrix belli (Doderlein, 1896)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Family Ophiotrichidae
Genus Macrophiothrix
Species Macrophiothrix belli
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Macrophiothrix belli (Doderlein, 1896)
Scientific name authorship (Döderlein, 1896)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Doderlein, 1896)


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -11.3
Supplied as: "-11.300"
Longitude 131.766
Supplied as: "131.766"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Cape Don, Coburg Peninsula
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Northern Territory, Cape Don, Coburg Peninsula (11° 18' S, 131° 46' E) 17/10/1965 - 17/10/1965";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 11° 18' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 131° 46' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Darwin
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu National Park
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Garig Gunak Barlu
    Directory of Important Wetlands Cobourg Peninsula System
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Cobourg
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA Localities (2018) COBOURG
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Mangrove
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.003982647
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0048665847
    Occurrence Density 439.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.409431 index
    Species Richness 119.0 frequency
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.694449
    Aridity index - month max 1.9314493
    Aridity index - month min 0.010644787
    Evaporation - annual mean 180.17975 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 230.67365 mm
    Evaporation - month min 139.27365 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.47 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.60334 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.83789 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.86252 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.93988 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.86729 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.86729 %
    Precipitation - annual mean 112.333336 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 6.3333335
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.28738317
    Precipitation - wettest month 307.0 mm
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.609167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 23.5325 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 15.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 21.01 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.52 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest month min 25.18 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.470834 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 925.48676 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.06 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.5899997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 8.179999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.9556999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.75 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.69 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.049999997 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.14 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.176813 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.15999416 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.0917766 mg/m^3
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Averaged Topographic Relief 76.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.64234644 degrees
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0049 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0052 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0194 NDVI