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Occurrence record: REPT:R9031

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 R9031
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R9031
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations D
Identified by Glauert, L.
Identified date 1946
Collector Jenkins, C.F.H.
Supplied as "JENKINS,C.F.H."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1946

Event

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 Yardie creek
Latitude -21.883333
Supplied as: "-21.883333"
Longitude 114.016667
Supplied as: "114.016667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50000.0
Municipality YARDIE CREEK
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 21°53`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 114°01`00"E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Carnarvon
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Cape Range
    IBRA 7 Regions Carnarvon
    IBRA 7 Subregions Cape Range
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carnarvon Xeric Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YANNARIE RIVER
    River Regions YANNARIE RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Ningaloo
    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 Exmouth (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Exmouth
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Gnulli, Gnulli #2 and Gnulli #3 - Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji People WCD2019/016
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 179
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1082
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EXMOUTH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GASCOYNE
    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) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) NORTH WEST CAPE
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Exmouth (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carnarvon Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qib
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Western Coastlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 North West Cape Ridges
    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 grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Acacia (+/- low) open woodlands and sparse shrublands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6546
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.4135
    Endemism 0.031191971
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04753446
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1529.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9655404 index
    Species Richness 654.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08177328
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 136.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 16.431667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.024159104
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -26.017794
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.5975 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.0125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.639984 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.120623514
    Aridity index - month max 0.41676018
    Aridity index - month min 0.003958272
    Evaporation - annual mean 259.7958 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5304.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 379.76038 mm
    Evaporation - month min 129.57092 mm
    Evaporation - variability 37.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.705765 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 58.26312 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.392334 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 64.624596 %
    Humidity - month min relative 54.65843 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.65843 %
    Precipitation - annual 286.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 239.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 23.9586 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.4849378
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 85.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.5031948 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.045801528
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -17.857143
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 73.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 127.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.336666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.098333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.600006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.12 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.55 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.33
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.64 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 340.28522 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.625 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 231.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 84.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 76.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 75.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 48.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 116.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 127.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4449.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 369.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 196.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1236932 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.78025633 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 845.9778 m
    Remoteness index 13.635885
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 43.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 260.0 %
    Runoff - average 876.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.046898 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 30.228153
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 72.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.37 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3700935 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 6.5889797 %
    Clay % 22.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.29
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 2.0682242
    Water holding capacity 32000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 37.508415
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.82305 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 296.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 74.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 9.0 m
    Elevation 5.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.05546232 degrees
    Topographic relief 10.01426 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5353609 %
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 25.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0065 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 20.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr