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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.21574

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie

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.21574
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2073774; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.21574
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.21574
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Lindner, D
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol PRE
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Sampling protocol PRE
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Supplied scientific name "Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus giganteus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1845)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1845)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -23.85
Supplied as: "-23.850"
Longitude 134.5
Supplied as: "134.500"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Todd R. Station, Alice Springs
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Northern Territory, Todd R. Station, Alice Springs (23° 51' S, 134° 30' E), Lindner, D(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 23° 51' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 134° 30' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/7/13
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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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 - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Simpson-Strzelecki Dunefields P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 7 Subregions Andado
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Simpson Desert
    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 (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    River Regions DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 MacDonnell (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Sandover
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MACDONNELL REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 733
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1437
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SANDOVER - PLENTY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) ALICE SPRINGS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) AMOONGUNA - SANTA TERESA - TITJIKALA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SOUTH MACDONNELL RANGES
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) APATULA
    PSMA Localities (2018) HALE
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NAMATJIRA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) RODINGA WARD
    Statistical Local Areas MacDonnell (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Amadeus Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nspa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Australian Ranges Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Central Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Acacia (+/- low) open woodlands and sparse shrublands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6791
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.3721
    Endemism 0.0034682634
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.003483211
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 296.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.327237 index
    Species Richness 102.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.07905947
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 109.55 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 20.895 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 2.74 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.7166165
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.38689443
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.9075 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.615833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 33.45999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.09065374
    Aridity index - month max 0.15208222
    Aridity index - month min 0.032309704
    Evaporation - annual mean 249.10616 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5250.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 396.53247 mm
    Evaporation - month min 113.92873 mm
    Evaporation - variability 39.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 61.42876 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 46.199493 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.7565 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 57.85367 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.762276 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.762276 %
    Precipitation - annual 264.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 293.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 22.331776 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.5523857
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.7250799
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 60.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.37183243
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 129.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 133.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 22.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 28.320833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.5175 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 34.717133 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 34.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.13 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 16.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.72 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 20.87 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 175.19179 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 251.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 29.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 49.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 104.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 37.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 105.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 333.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 42.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 133.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 162.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 153.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6066.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 375.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 288.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 278.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 8.063579 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.6000833 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 899722.56 m
    Remoteness index 9.139618
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 17.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 392.0 %
    Runoff - average 458.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.017722486 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 12.315466
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 21.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.13609111 %
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99985 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.13
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 13.687399
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.97267 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 78.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 141.91667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 493.0 m
    Elevation 490.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.562278 degrees
    Topographic relief 28.77249 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.953202 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1641 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 22.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 41.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0078 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 25.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3237 NDVI