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Occurrence record: REPT:R96597

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 R96597
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by SMITH,L.A.
Identified date 1986
Collector Smith, L.A. Et
Supplied as "SMITH,L.A. ET AL."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1986

Event

Verbatim event date 09/10/1986
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED
Event time 1245

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 8KM NNE BIMBIJY
Habitat
Supplied as "FACE OF BREAKAWAY"
Latitude -29.633333
Supplied as: "-29.633333"
Longitude 118.066667
Supplied as: "118.066667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Municipality BIMBIJY
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29°38`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 118°04`00"E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    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
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Avon
    NRM Regions 2014 Avon
    NRM Regions 2015 Avon
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands 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 Rangelands 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 Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    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 Mount Marshall (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mount Marshall
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF MOUNT MARSHALL
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Badimia People WCD2015/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 397
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MUKINBUDIN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WHEAT BELT - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - WHEAT BELT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CAMPION
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MUKINBUDIN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH-WESTERN WA
    PSMA Localities (2018) BIMBIJY
    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) AGRICULTURAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Mount Marshall (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Yilgarn Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ag
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Southern Goldfields Plateau
    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 Acacia Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 7168296.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 4.022213 t/ha
    Potassium 4.0437803 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3234
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.008221133
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008224582
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 158.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.2534432 index
    Species Richness 87.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.15496694
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 72.7 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.796667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4604957
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1377417
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.565 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.8875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.51001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.17571463
    Aridity index - month max 0.5897223
    Aridity index - month min 0.029740233
    Evaporation - annual mean 217.89754 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6537.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 400.80402 mm
    Evaporation - month min 71.21996 mm
    Evaporation - variability 27.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.043015 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.879047 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.61904 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.21523 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.23182 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.23182 %
    Precipitation - annual 256.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 270.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 21.86327 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -1.0261163
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 96.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4050633
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4242424
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 105.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 32.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 26.3475 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.950833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 30.619965 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.81 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.84 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.1
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.57 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 212.85355 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 18.9375 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 278.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 108.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 36.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 45.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 47.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 117.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 196.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 310.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 51.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 119.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 145.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6024.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 361.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 272.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 130.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.16155493 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.063495 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.16155493 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.5536244 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 252229.08 m
    Remoteness index 14.234467
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 335.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.09902169 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 39.825306
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 63.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.47 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 13.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4291667 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1770099 %
    Clay % 11.134259 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.17
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.4
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 11000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 51.168568
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.47236 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 53.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 67.458336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 369.0 m
    Elevation 386.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6298426 degrees
    Topographic relief 14.09827 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.9001132 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1562 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 28.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 24.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0071 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 22.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3619 NDVI