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Occurrence record: Reptile:R13610

PreservedSpecimen of Anilios ligatus | Robust Blind Snake recorded on 1988-01-29

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R13610
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R13610
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 1988
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1988

Event

Collecting date 1988-01-29
Supplied as year:1988  month:01  day:29 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Anilios ligatus
Supplied scientific name "Ramphotyphlops ligatus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Robust Blind Snake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Typhlopidae
Genus Anilios
Supplied as "Ramphotyphlops"
Species Anilios ligatus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Local government area Roper Gulf (S)
Locality Katherine Gorge
Latitude -14.317
Longitude 132.467
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nitmiluk
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Nature conservation
    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 practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DALY RIVER
    River Regions DALY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    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 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    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) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) NITMILUK
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lshe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus low open woodlands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8386
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7608
    Endemism 0.02328447
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02372382
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 21967.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.047906 index
    Species Richness 1739.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.43165028
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 167.07 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 83.5725 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.34 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.49113435
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.026223
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.975 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.53 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.74002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.46851623
    Aridity index - month max 1.5722597
    Aridity index - month min 0.0017694037
    Evaporation - annual mean 188.07355 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17988.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 249.95842 mm
    Evaporation - month min 144.59425 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 72.30061 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.387268 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.49061 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.1251 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.88152 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.88152 %
    Precipitation - annual 963.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1084.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 80.47488 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 17.612976
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 0.33971196 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5841734
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.70595425
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 339.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 233.3397 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 739.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.4325 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.4675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.13205 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.66 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.08 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.02
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.64 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 104.43591 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1051.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 108.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 311.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 256.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 677.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 134.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3000.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 381.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 304.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.0004 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 201065.38 m
    Remoteness index 8.279913
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 2.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1856.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 40.0 %
    Runoff - average 7187.0 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 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 19.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.54 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 1.0 %
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.16804108 %
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.44
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.657317
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.07006 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 175.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 140.58333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 173.0 m
    Elevation 176.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3421203 degrees
    Topographic relief 47.05544 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.979125 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2765 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0021 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 37.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3668 NDVI