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Occurrence record: REPT:R756

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 R756
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R756
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Photo
Identified by STORR, G.M.
Identified date 1980
Collector Moss, F.A.
Supplied as "MOSS, F.A."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1980

Event

Verbatim event date 00/00/1919
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 Anketell
Latitude -28.033333
Supplied as: "-28.033333"
Longitude 118.85
Supplied as: "118.85"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50000.0
Municipality ANKETELL
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 28°02`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 118°51`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
    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 Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Murchison
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Eastern Murchison
    IBRA 7 Regions Murchison
    IBRA 7 Subregions Eastern Murchison
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Western Australian Mulga 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 Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MURCHISON RIVER
    River Regions MURCHISON RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    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 Sandstone (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Sandstone
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF SANDSTONE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 12
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 274
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MEEKATHARRA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MID WEST
    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) CARNEGIE SOUTH - MOUNT MAGNET
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARNEGIE SOUTH EXC. MOUNT MAGNET
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) GERALDTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) SANDSTONE
    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 Sandstone (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 Murchison 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 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 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3426
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.10800599
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.1080124
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 188.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5555787 index
    Species Richness 109.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.09856455
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 92.41 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 17.2525 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 5.86 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.32885277
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.9482757
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.656666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.415833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.829987 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.12050738
    Aridity index - month max 0.36969686
    Aridity index - month min 0.023076214
    Evaporation - annual mean 227.48917 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6209.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 405.07254 mm
    Evaporation - month min 78.44265 mm
    Evaporation - variability 30.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 64.18767 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 50.91855 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.07805 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 66.94172 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.082466 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.082466 %
    Precipitation - annual 220.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 243.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 18.5 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.26262626
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 79.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.29411766
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.2857144
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 72.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 86.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 31.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.355833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.245833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 32.399994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.98 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.43 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.4 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.15
    Temperature - warmest month min 21.26 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 217.17622 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.479167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 225.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 71.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 8.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 25.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 42.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 59.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 31.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 83.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 313.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 57.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 125.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 201.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 44.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6269.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 370.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 285.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.114134 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.169145 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 335828.9 m
    Remoteness index 16.039978
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 22.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 294.0 %
    Runoff - average 241.0 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 27.367167
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 46.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.43 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 13.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4601603 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.17879084 %
    Clay % 35.21795 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 41.666668 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.13
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.3
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.801282
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 33.272717
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.87063 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 329.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 44.708332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 495.0 m
    Elevation 492.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.3077697 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.795013 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3579947 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1061 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 56.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0039 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2174 NDVI