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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.133677

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1989-11-05

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.133677
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2034626; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.133677
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.133677
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Greer, Dr Allen E - Australian Museum - Herpetology
Identified date 1990
Collector Greer, Allen|Australian Museum|Herpetology
Supplied as "Greer, Dr Allen - Australian Museum - Herpetology"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1990
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1989-11-05
Sampling protocol COL
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
Accepted name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
Scientific name authorship Peters, 1874
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Peters, 1874
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -31.833
Supplied as: "-31.833"
Longitude 127.933
Supplied as: "127.933"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mundrabilla Station, Roe Plain (See Remarks)
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Western Australia, Mundrabilla Station, Roe Plain (See Remarks) (31° 50' S, 127° 56' E) 05/11/1989 - 05/11/1989, Greer, Dr Allen E - Australian Museum - Herpetology(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 50' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 127° 56' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southwestern Australia Forests and Scrub
    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) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Hampton
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Hampton
    IBRA 7 Regions Hampton
    IBRA 7 Subregions Hampton
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Coolgardie Woodlands
    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: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 NULLARBOR
    River Regions NULLARBOR
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Deserts
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    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 O'Connor
    Local Government Areas 2011 Dundas (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Dundas
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF DUNDAS
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) WA Mirning People WCD2017/008
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 48
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 493
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) KAMBALDA - COOLGARDIE - NORSEMAN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GOLDFIELDS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KALGOORLIE - DUNDAS - GOLDFIELDS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KALGOORLIE - DUNDAS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KALGOORLIE
    PSMA Localities (2018) MUNDRABILLA
    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 Dundas (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eucla Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdcr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Nullarbor Plain Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bunda 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 Acacia (+/- low) open woodlands and sparse shrublands with chenopods
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    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 6180020.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.013069 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1455
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0064482903
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0065159327
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 167.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.055257 index
    Species Richness 81.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.106372185
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 104.55 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.471666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 11.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.85898215
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.1612904
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.404167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.435833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.160004 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.12045064
    Aridity index - month max 0.27251184
    Aridity index - month min 0.037702017
    Evaporation - annual mean 205.10883 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6238.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 344.80914 mm
    Evaporation - month min 84.4 mm
    Evaporation - variability 16.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.660225 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.2297 %
    Humidity - month max relative 77.14934 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.69778 %
    Humidity - month min relative 61.177223 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 61.177223 %
    Precipitation - annual 226.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 260.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 18.666666 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.30612245
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 79.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.796875
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.25
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 80.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 34.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.971666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.9175 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.86 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.15
    Temperature - warmest month min 15.74 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 260.32288 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 8.679167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 281.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 85.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 15.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 21.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 57.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 31.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 90.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 218.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 59.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 124.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 202.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 55.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3480.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 277.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 213.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.7003571 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.2473863 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.7003571 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 2.414974 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 19455.053 m
    Remoteness index 17.969965
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 14.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 98.0 %
    Runoff - average 413.0 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 22.390244
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 86.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.42 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4781818 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.22649305 %
    Clay % 33.545456 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.14
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.27
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.4545455
    Water holding capacity 26000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 24.526066
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.46287 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 164.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 74.666664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 22.0 m
    Elevation 85.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.32216105 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.459396 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.176359 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1473 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 22.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0081 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 31.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3217 NDVI