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Occurrence record: REPT:R145918

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "REPT"
Catalog number R145918
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R145918
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by MARYAN,B.
Identified date 2003
Collector Williams, A.
Supplied as "WILLIAMS,A."
Individual count 1
Life stage Adult
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol ROADKILL
Date identified 2003

Event

Sampling protocol ROADKILL
Verbatim event date 04/09/2003
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Supplied as "Animalia"
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus giganteus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1845)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Karara station
Latitude -29.387778
Supplied as: "-29.387778"
Longitude 116.767222
Supplied as: "116.767222"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 200000.0
Municipality KARARA STATION
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29°23`16"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 116°46`02"E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Karara
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Karara
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Karara
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Karara
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Karara
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southwestern Australia Forests and Scrub
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Karara & Lochada IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Agricultural
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Agricultural
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Agricultural
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Agricultural Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Agricultural Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Agricultural Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Yalgoo
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Tallering
    IBRA 7 Regions Yalgoo
    IBRA 7 Subregions Tallering
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southwest Australia Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South West Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MOORE-HILL RIVERS
    River Regions MOORE-HILL RIVERS
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Houtman
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Perenjori (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Perenjori
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF PERENJORI
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Yamatji Nation WCD2020/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 5
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 373
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MORAWA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MID WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) IRWIN - MORAWA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) IRWIN - MORAWA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) GERALDTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) ROTHSAY
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote 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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) AGRICULTURAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MOORE, AG
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) PERENJORI WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Perenjori (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Yilgarn Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Agh
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Woodramung Hills
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Other shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Other shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Other shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 7168296.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.015166 t/ha
    Potassium 0.024553 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8698
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.038336813
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03853559
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 321.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.4369993 index
    Species Richness 131.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.17721628
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 75.9 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 21.791666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5018221
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9667364
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.648333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.85 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.870026 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.2090885
    Aridity index - month max 0.75105226
    Aridity index - month min 0.026169298
    Evaporation - annual mean 218.86081 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7429.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 397.89697 mm
    Evaporation - month min 71.899124 mm
    Evaporation - variability 22.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.60088 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.081497 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.82498 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.44671 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.87757 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.87757 %
    Precipitation - annual 291.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 293.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 24.916666 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -1.4204545
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.44186047
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2307693
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 122.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 32.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 26.623333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.923333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.45 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.2 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.0
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.23 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 204.76833 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.645833 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 291.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 125.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 53.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 47.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 135.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 196.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 58.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 220.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5837.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 365.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 134.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.782274 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.5830952 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 151606.44 m
    Remoteness index 12.992589
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 267.0 %
    Runoff - average 3.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 46.996223
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 46.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.43 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 13.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4316666 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.23746489 %
    Clay % 9.541667 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.19
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.47
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 19600.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 58.84798
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.39768 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 346.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 52.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 325.0 m
    Elevation 324.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0662626 degrees
    Topographic relief 14.43604 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.7077006 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1192 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 22.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 15.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0058 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 33.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2746 NDVI