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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R48854

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1996-11-07

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R48854
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:110437
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Ehmann, H
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Dataset / Survey name STONY DESERTS SURVEY

Event

Occurrence date 1996-11-07
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Morethia adelaidensis
Supplied scientific name "Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874"
Identified to rank species
Common name Saltbush Morethia Skink
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Scincidae
Genus Morethia
Species Morethia adelaidensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Peters, 1874
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -31.2789
Supplied as: "-31.2789"
Longitude 136.6914
Supplied as: "136.6914"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 5.3 KM E OF MAY HILL, ARCOONA STN
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31 16 44 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 136 41 29 E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 04bf5f1f-e3d4-4a2d-8d72-2002ef38bfcd
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
    Coordinates -31.2789,136.6914
    Related records
    Record UUID 0fcdc748-77a6-4fe9-91ab-63fc98c0aaf6
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
    Coordinates -31.2789,136.6914

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2014 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2015 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South Australian Arid Lands
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South Australian Arid Lands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Gawler
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arcoona Plateau
    IBRA 7 Regions Gawler
    IBRA 7 Subregions Arcoona Plateau
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tirari-Sturt Stony Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Australian Gulf
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 LAKE TORRENS-MAMBRAY COAST
    River Regions LAKE TORRENS-MAMBRAY COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Grey
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Kokatha People (Part A) SCD2014/004
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 73
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 505
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH AND EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EYRE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LAKE EYRE - LAKE TORRENS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT AUGUSTA
    PSMA Localities (2018) ARCOONA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very 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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GILES
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Stuart Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nsws
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Eyre Peninsula Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Gairdner Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Saltbush and/or Bluebush shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1911830.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4402
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.7526
    Endemism 0.0040515903
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0040614065
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 501.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5775714 index
    Species Richness 142.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.06839593
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 92.65 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 13.353333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 6.76 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2394599
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2330383
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 27.25 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.326667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.599976 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.091513336
    Aridity index - month max 0.22617291
    Aridity index - month min 0.03839613
    Evaporation - annual mean 229.25877 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5027.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 406.96436 mm
    Evaporation - month min 79.58513 mm
    Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 68.920166 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 51.55457 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.76204 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 65.90709 %
    Humidity - month min relative 40.875797 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 40.875797 %
    Precipitation - annual 183.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 180.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 15.429059 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.07943005
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9579252
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 23.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.042904913
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 52.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 25.011667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.495833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.600006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.77 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.59 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.92
    Temperature - warmest month min 18.19 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 180.74747 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 191.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 48.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 13.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 45.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 15.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 47.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 21.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 53.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 296.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 48.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5583.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 344.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 257.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.68122 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.8364807 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 152973.89 m
    Remoteness index 9.412581
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 12.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 143.0 %
    Runoff - average 495.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 16.98003
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 58.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.48 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 38.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5836759 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.10124883 %
    Clay % 48.070816 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 1.25 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.09
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.19
    Nutrient status 1.95 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 4.2203555
    Water holding capacity 12000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 20.35556
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.25448 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 78.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 72.333336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 191.0 m
    Elevation 183.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.48485294 degrees
    Topographic relief 7.42186 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.391482 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0922 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 15.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 60.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 35.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 5.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0035 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 16.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1892 NDVI