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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.130125

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1988-04-02

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.130125
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2031091; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.130125
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.130125
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Shea, G
Identified date 1988
Collector Shea, G.
Supplied as "G. Shea Et Al"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1988
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1988-04-02
Sampling protocol COL
Date precision DAY

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
Accepted name Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874
Scientific name authorship Peters, 1874
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Peters, 1874
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -33.366
Supplied as: "-33.366"
Longitude 143.983
Supplied as: "143.983"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 19.3km N Gol Gol Turnoff on Ivanhoe-Balranald Rd
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, 19.3km N Gol Gol Turnoff on Ivanhoe-Balranald Rd (33° 22' S, 143° 59' E) 02/04/1988 - 02/04/1988, G. Shea Et Al(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 33° 22' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 143° 59' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/28
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
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Middle and Lower
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW6
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Western Porous Rock (GS50)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Western Porous Rock (GS50)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW8
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) New South Wales Murray and Lower Darling
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS18
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Lower Darling
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys DARLING
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lower
    NRM Regions 2010 Lower Murray Darling
    NRM Regions 2014 Western
    NRM Regions 2015 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South Olary Plain, Murray Basin Sands
    IBRA 7 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 7 Subregions South Olary Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Murray-Darling Woodlands And Mallee
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    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) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions BENANEE-WILLANDRA CREEK
    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 Farrer
    Local Government Areas 2011 Balranald (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Balranald
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BALRANALD SHIRE COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki
    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 Bangerang, Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Mutthi Mutthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 41
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 860
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WENTWORTH-BALRANALD REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LOWER MURRAY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MURRAY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FARRER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
    PSMA Localities (2018) CLARE
    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) MURRAY-DARLING
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Balranald (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Murray Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Ivanhoe Plains
    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 Other Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Casuarina and Allocasuarina open woodlands with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Casuarina forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Casuarina forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 5312742.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.012677 t/ha
    Potassium 0.025814 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4054
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.7526
    Endemism 0.001017799
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0010272686
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 62.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.7301424 index
    Species Richness 47.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.18073376
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 50.02 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 22.189167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 13.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.929665
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.07449893
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.72 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.0825 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.51001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.18528944
    Aridity index - month max 0.42117658
    Aridity index - month min 0.07316189
    Evaporation - annual mean 176.8613 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6412.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 323.08322 mm
    Evaporation - month min 56.983227 mm
    Evaporation - variability 23.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.17317 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.72723 %
    Humidity - month max relative 91.09919 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.12152 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.576977 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.576977 %
    Precipitation - annual 281.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 296.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 23.719782 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.09224361
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 72.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9054054
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 17.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.10294118
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 80.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 37.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.490833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.099167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.06 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.97
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.98 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 25.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 185.21953 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 18.5125 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 318.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 76.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 73.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 76.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 89.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 177.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 297.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 37.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 105.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 208.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5560.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 334.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 179.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.18973665 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.575511 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.18973665 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.6332456 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 321317.78 m
    Remoteness index 12.886261
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 46.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 147.0 %
    Runoff - average 765.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 35.247902
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 33.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.65 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5909538 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.41587928 %
    Clay % 46.28673 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 1.25 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.19
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.36
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 8.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 4.274052
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 37.90589
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.33402 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 15.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 9.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 76.0 m
    Elevation 75.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.053856596 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.7975082 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.05829818 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2134 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 30.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0114 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 27.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4356 NDVI