Occurrence record: Mammalogy:A2355

Preserved specimen of Sarcophilus harrisii (Boitard, 1841) | Tasmanian Devil


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Vertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalog number A2355
Occurrence ID urn:catalog:TMAG:Mammalogy:A2355
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Lazenby, B.|Medlock, K.|Pemberton, D.
Supplied as "B Lazenby, K Medlock, D Pemberton"
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT


Occurrence date Year: 2006, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2006 
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Sarcophilus harrisii
Identified to rank species
Common name Tasmanian Devil
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Dasyuromorphia
Family Dasyuridae
Genus Sarcophilus
Species Sarcophilus harrisii
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Boitard, 1841)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Gorge Point, Macquarie Heads
Latitude -42.3686331559198
Supplied as: "-42.37"
Longitude 145.2110638119997
Supplied as: "145.21"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Coordinate precision 1000
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 North West
    NRM Regions 2014 North West TAS
    NRM Regions 2015 North West
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North West NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Franklin
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Heath (temperate)
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4151
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2931
    Endemism 0.003677915
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0041146013
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 501.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.840331 index
    Species Richness 194.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 2.7949798
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 30.194166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 132.54263 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 72.01417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0063814
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.0063650366
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 16.176458 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.962569 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.106659 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1640.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 538.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 18.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 282.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 282.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 45.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 538.5 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 11.525 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 54.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 18.275 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 11.925 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.175 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.725 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.075 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.1499996 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.925 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5025 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.8025
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 19.875 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 14.925 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.075 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 154.92896 km/day
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1468.9233 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.169057 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.0299997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.6191 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.7 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.020000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.85999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.219997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.01 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 13.19 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.8 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.5 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0022 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 10.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.119999 100 x degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.17140566 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.212801 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3719863 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 14.37443 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 183.33333 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.985
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 0.95 index
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.1
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.30995 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 95.666664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -16.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.23 degrees
    Topographic relief 78.34955 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.818647 %