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Occurrence record: REPT:R27232

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "REPT"
Catalog number R27232
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R27232
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by SMITH,L.A.
Identified date 1966
Collector Moriarty, T.K.
Supplied as "MORIARTY,T.K."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1966

Event

Verbatim event date 00/00/1966
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Supplied as "Animalia"
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus giganteus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1845)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Wanjarri station
Latitude -27.316667
Supplied as: "-27.316667"
Longitude 120.55
Supplied as: "120.55"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50000.0
Municipality KATHLEEN VALLEY
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 27°19`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 120°33`00"E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Murchison
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Eastern Murchison
    IBRA 7 Regions Murchison
    IBRA 7 Subregions Eastern Murchison
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Western Australian Mulga Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SALT LAKE
    River Regions SALT LAKE
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries O'Connor
    Local Government Areas 2011 Leonora (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Leonora
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF LEONORA
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Tjiwarl AND Tjiwarl #2 WCD2017/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 200
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 429
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) LEINSTER - LEONORA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GOLDFIELDS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MENZIES - LEONORA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MENZIES - LEONORA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KALGOORLIE
    PSMA Localities (2018) SIR SAMUEL
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Leonora (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Yilgarn Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Murchison Plateau
    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 grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Other shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Other shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4996
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2866
    Endemism 0.010080335
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010172339
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 388.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.7234416 index
    Species Richness 160.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08666928
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 103.47 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.030834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 4.19 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.22791725
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.2046437
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.908333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.295834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 32.839996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.10127018
    Aridity index - month max 0.2861976
    Aridity index - month min 0.02715098
    Evaporation - annual mean 233.31763 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6499.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 413.05814 mm
    Evaporation - month min 83.85815 mm
    Evaporation - variability 29.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 61.92762 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 49.592712 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.314415 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 63.658028 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.285004 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.285004 %
    Precipitation - annual 221.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 273.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 18.583334 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.20588236
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 62.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.26923078
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.590909
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 101.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 33.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 105.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.58 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.8758335 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 33.6987 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 33.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.04 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.43 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.65 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.18
    Temperature - warmest month min 21.68 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 197.6914 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.270834 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 235.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 26.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 39.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 73.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 28.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 83.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 326.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 45.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 44.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6443.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 371.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.956584 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.7898602 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 505963.34 m
    Remoteness index 15.575007
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 7.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 191.0 %
    Runoff - average 153.0 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 20.771236
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 101.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.45 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 12.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4787755 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.086963825 %
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.24
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 33000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 25.757784
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.1807 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 50.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 49.041668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 555.0 m
    Elevation 544.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09951925 degrees
    Topographic relief 12.43616 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.6651055 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1084 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 15.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 49.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0034 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 17.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1998 NDVI