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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.47284

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna recorded on 1975-01-18

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.47284
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2100919","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.47284"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.47284
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Shea, G"]
Identified date 1998
Collector Rankin Et Al
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]
Date identified 1998
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1975-01-18
Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2023527
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus gouldii
Supplied scientific name "Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Gould's Goanna
Supplied common name "Sand Monitor"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus gouldii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1838)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1838)
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -31.783
Supplied as: "-31.783"
Longitude 147.6
Supplied as: "147.6"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Belaringar, Between Nyngan and Nevertire, on Mitchell Hwy
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Belaringar, Between Nyngan and Nevertire, on Mitchell Hwy (31° 47' S, 147° 36' E) 18/01/1975 - 18/01/1975, Rankin Et Al(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 47' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 147° 36' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Modified pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lowland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW13
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units New South Wales Great Artesian Basin Surat Shallow (GS34)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) NSW GAB Surat Shallow (GS34)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW11
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Macquarie-Castlereagh
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS20
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Macquarie���Castlereagh
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MACQUARIE
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lowland
    NRM Regions 2010 Central West
    NRM Regions 2014 Central West
    NRM Regions 2015 Central West
    NRM Regions 2017 Central West
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Central West
    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 Central West
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Darling Riverine Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Bogan-Macquarie
    IBRA 7 Regions Darling Riverine Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Bogan-Macquarie
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions MACQUARIE-BOGAN RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Parkes
    Local Government Areas 2011 Warren (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Warren
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WARREN SHIRE COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Murrawarri, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Central West
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 393
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NYNGAN - WARREN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BOURKE - COBAR - COONAMBLE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WARREN
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WARREN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) DUBBO
    PSMA Localities (2018) NEVERTIRE
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Warren (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Surat Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cza
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Upper Darling 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) Croplands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    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 6439354.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.014873 t/ha
    Potassium 0.016521 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4394
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.12
    Endemism 0.04847988
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.048569452
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 116.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.0641236 index
    Species Richness 70.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.24706854
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 60.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 35.59667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 20.12 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.74128914
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.3451925
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 27.081667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.6241665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.22998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.28589407
    Aridity index - month max 0.615942
    Aridity index - month min 0.12782572
    Evaporation - annual mean 173.70708 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 10947.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 320.7492 mm
    Evaporation - month min 55.2 mm
    Evaporation - variability 27.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.15 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.384315 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.7659 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.15594 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.76154 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.2929 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.2929 %
    Precipitation - annual 453.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 476.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 38.166668 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.3115578
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 97.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 94.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.92105263
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.08490566
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 143.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 143.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 34.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.806667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.486667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 2.68 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.52 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.08
    Temperature - warmest month min 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 166.06044 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 493.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 95.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 27.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 94.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 25.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 159.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 64.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 164.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 297.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 38.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 119.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5768.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 335.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 255.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.099999994 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.06989 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.099999994 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 210658.03 m
    Remoteness index 6.3685822
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 12.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 210.0 %
    Runoff - average 513.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.2967359 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 45.07042
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 114.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.27 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 52.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3887589 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.7833339 %
    Clay % 56.733154 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12857144 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.3
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.52
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 4.0065603
    Water holding capacity 27000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 48.543736
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.90656 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 330.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 7.1666665 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 193.0 m
    Elevation 192.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10972044 degrees
    Topographic relief 2.559723 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1662045 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.232 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 49.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0208 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 40.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5234 NDVI