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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R11431

PRESERVED_SPECIMEN of Varanus Merrem, 1820 recorded on 1969-06-06
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Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection code South Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R11431
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:72226"]
Basis of record PRESERVED_SPECIMEN
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Parker, Fred  
Supplied as "Parker, Fred"
Sex F
Life stage Mature
License CC-BY
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present

Event

Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:77865
Occurrence date 1969-06-06
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus
Supplied scientific name "Varanus timorensis (Gray, 1831)"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus timorensis
Match type higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Merrem, 1820
Name type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Western Province
Latitude -8.7911
Supplied as: "-8.7911"
Longitude 142.8689
Supplied as: "142.8689"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Wipim
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 08 47 28 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country code PG
Verbatim longitude 142 52 08 E

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    Political
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea

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    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 73.0 %