Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.9414

Preserved specimen of Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886 | Pitted-shelled Turtle


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 Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.9414
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2150953; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.9414
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.9414
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Sadlier, Dr Ross Allen - Australian Museum - Herpetology
Identified date 1988
Collector Beach, H. P
Supplied as "Beach, H P"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol PRE
Date identified 1988
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Sampling protocol PRE
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Carettochelys insculpta
Supplied scientific name "Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pitted-shelled Turtle
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Carettochelyidae
Genus Carettochelys
Species Carettochelys insculpta
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886
Scientific name authorship Ramsay, 1886
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Ramsay, 1886


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Western Province
Latitude -9.08416
Supplied as: "-9.08416"
Longitude 143.20444
Supplied as: "143.20444"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Daru, Western District
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Papua New Guinea, Western Province, Daru Island (9° 05' 03" S, 143° 12' 16" E), Beach, H P(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
County Daru Island
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 9° 5' 3" S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 143° 12' 16" E

Additional properties

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verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial New Guinea Mangroves
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries New Guinea Mangroves
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Gulf of Papua
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.020628344
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 549.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5539694 index
    Species Richness 211.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1997.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 175.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 151.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 60.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 557.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 335.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 884.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 100.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 254.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 73.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 73.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 866.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 323.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 276.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 272.0 degrees C * 10
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 233328.02 m
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.702932 Degrees C
    Averaged Topographic Relief 13.291667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 7.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2151318 degrees