Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Rattus rattus

  • Author and date of publication

    (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Preferred Common name

    Black Rat

  • Other Common Names

    Roof rat

  • Date Identified

    17/12/2020

  • Identified By

    Dr Kevin C. Rowe - Museums Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Male

  • Stage Or Age

    Adult

  • Specimen Nature

    Tissue Frozen ethanol 95% ethanol 95%

  • Collected By

    Dr Kevin C. Rowe - Museums Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    KCRoweVIC027

  • Sampling Method

    Elliott trap

  • Date Visited From

    17/12/2020

  • Date Visited To

    17/12/2020

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    DNA Laboratory

  • Collecting Areas

    Tissue and DNA

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    Otways I

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • Nearest Named Place

    Parker Inlet

  • Precise Location

    4.4 km ExNE (73.6°) of Cape Otway Lighthouse, 3.0 km SW (224.9°) of Blanket Bay

  • Minimum Elevation

    10

  • Maximum Elevation

    10

  • Latitude

    -38.8447

  • Longitude

    143.559

  • Geodetic Datum

    GDA94

  • Site Radius

    100

  • Georeference Source

    Collector

  • Georeference Protocol

    GPS

  • Georeference Date

    2014-10-28T00:00:00

  • Georeference By

    Stella Shipway - Museum Victoria