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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R31160

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1987-05-10

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 R31160
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:95865
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Armstrong, Graham
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

Event

Occurrence date 1987-05-10
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 -34.48
Supplied as: "-34.48"
Longitude 138.32
Supplied as: "138.32"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality RUINS AT THOMPSONS BEACH RD
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 34 29 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 138 19 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 2baa618e-f170-46f6-9f55-46e9abc1b7e6
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
    Coordinates -34.48,138.32
    Related records
    Record UUID 8ff6ce72-812f-47a1-a06b-bcea0ac9e6d0
    Data Resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
    Coordinates -34.48,138.32

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2014 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2015 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2017 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by hot burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by hot burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Eyre Yorke Block
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions St Vincent
    IBRA 7 Regions Eyre Yorke Block
    IBRA 7 Subregions St Vincent
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eyre And York Mallee
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential 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: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Australian Gulf
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 GAWLER RIVER
    River Regions GAWLER RIVER
    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 Wakefield
    Local Government Areas 2011 Mallala (DC)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mallala
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ADELAIDE PLAINS COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 8
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 573
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MALLALA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BAROSSA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) BAROSSA - YORKE - MID NORTH
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WAKEFIELD
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BAROSSA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BAROSSA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ADELAIDE
    PSMA Localities (2018) DUBLIN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional 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) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) MALLALA/DUBLIN WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Mallala (DC)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia St Vincent Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czk
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Gulfs Ranges Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Torrens-Gulf Plains
    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 Mixed chenopod, samphire +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    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 3243824.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus -1.2449666 t/ha
    Potassium -1.2235473 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7457
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2253
    Endemism 0.0033461933
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.003457788
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 7236.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.574552 index
    Species Richness 530.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.26769456
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 55.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 26.176666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 10.92 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.34443
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.33947337
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.9225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.0525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.809998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.32651487
    Aridity index - month max 0.77018577
    Aridity index - month min 0.063197024
    Evaporation - annual mean 147.92601 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 8571.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 269.0 mm
    Evaporation - month min 53.23391 mm
    Evaporation - variability 14.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 75.48959 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.26627 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.81868 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.99332 %
    Humidity - month min relative 53.041775 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 53.041775 %
    Precipitation - annual 362.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 356.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 30.84328 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.81908625
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 131.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0996486
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 39.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.09854288
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 131.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 40.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 22.005833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.751667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.314117 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.19 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.84 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.46
    Temperature - warmest month min 15.83 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 235.02206 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 366.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 126.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 35.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 53.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 45.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 128.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 168.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 233.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 66.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 115.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 114.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4244.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 299.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03162277 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.036055513 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1529.5624 m
    Remoteness index 2.558171
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 13.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 122.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 8.5 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 71.74007
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 101.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.37 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 22.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2772455 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.645375 %
    Clay % 9.83982 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 203.33333 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.3
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.63
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Ph - soil 7.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.2041916
    Water holding capacity 26750.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 69.31672
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.4069 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 267.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 12.708333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 6.0 m
    Elevation 7.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09562978 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.674804 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.10466 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2047 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 23.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 18.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 66.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0097 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 44.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3285 NDVI