Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Herpetology:R1018.B

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R1018.B
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:119779
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Edwards, A
Collector Lea, A. M|South Australian Museum
Supplied as "Lea, A M - South Australian Museum"
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present

Event

Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Morethia adelaidensis
Supplied scientific name "Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874"
Identified to rank species
Common name Saltbush Morethia Skink
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Scincidae
Genus Morethia
Species Morethia adelaidensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Peters, 1874
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -30.72
Supplied as: "-30.72"
Longitude 129.52
Supplied as: "129.52"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality HUGHES
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 30 43 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 129 31 E

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Show/Hide 71 passed properties
    Show/Hide 8 missing properties
    Show/Hide 26 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2014 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2015 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2017 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Alinytjara Wilurara
    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 Alinytjara Wilurara
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Nullarbor
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Central band, Nullabor Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions Nullarbor
    IBRA 7 Subregions Nullarbor Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Nullarbor Plains Xeric Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 NULLARBOR
    River Regions NULLARBOR
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Grey
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Far West Coast Native Title Settlement ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Far West Coast
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Far West Coast SCD2013/002
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 194
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 697
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EYRE PENINSULA AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CEDUNA - WEST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MARALINGA TJARUTJA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT LINCOLN - CEDUNA
    PSMA Localities (2018) NULLARBOR
    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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GILES
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eucla Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czin
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Nullarbor Plain Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bunda Plateau
    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) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Saltbush and/or Bluebush shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3808984.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2074
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.006456534
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0065076966
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 407.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.610662 index
    Species Richness 132.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.077121414
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 99.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 15.169167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.98 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.86354774
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.15452538
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.784166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.940001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 26.779999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.088188216
    Aridity index - month max 0.20047389
    Aridity index - month min 0.032319993
    Evaporation - annual mean 221.36589 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5116.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 371.28723 mm
    Evaporation - month min 89.787254 mm
    Evaporation - variability 23.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 74.3366 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 58.696327 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.40261 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.82737 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.07764 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.07764 %
    Precipitation - annual 185.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 209.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 15.593957 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.052888807
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8249007
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.2074429
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 56.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 32.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.5375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.213333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 25.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.57 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.68 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.47
    Temperature - warmest month min 15.49 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 19.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 252.2124 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 11.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 42.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 17.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 22.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 62.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 47.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 227.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4214.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 314.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 228.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 153.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.094868325 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.8908984 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.094868325 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.6902898 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 97016.695 m
    Remoteness index 17.899996
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 10.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 95.0 %
    Runoff - average 248.0 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 13.592243
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 40.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5267391 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.10520322 %
    Clay % 32.152172 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 46.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.16
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 2.3695652
    Water holding capacity 13000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 18.04265
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.43666 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 262.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 13.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 146.0 m
    Elevation 146.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.21775766 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.8860779 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.05795935 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1185 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 55.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 9.0 % 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 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2348 NDVI