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:R.81809

Preserved specimen of Rankinia diemensis (Gray, 1841) | Mountain Dragon Grampians Form recorded on 1979-03-15

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.81809
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2137815","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.81809"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.81809
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Shea, G"]
Identified date 1999
Collector ["Pulsford, I"]
Supplied as "Pulsford, I"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]
Date identified 1999
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1979-03-15
Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2029992
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Rankinia diemensis
Supplied scientific name "Rankinia diemensis (Gray, 1841)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Mountain Dragon Grampians Form
Supplied common name "Mountain Dragon"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Agamidae
Genus Rankinia
Species Rankinia diemensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Rankinia diemensis (Gray, 1841)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1841)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1841)
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -33.4
Supplied as: "-33.4"
Longitude 150.266
Supplied as: "150.266"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Newnes Plateau
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Newnes Plateau (33° 24' S, 150° 16' E) 15/03/1979 - 15/03/1979, Pulsford, I(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 33° 24' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 16' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Show/Hide 90 passed properties
    Show/Hide 7 missing properties
    Show/Hide 18 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Forestry
    NRM Regions 2010 Hawkesbury-Nepean
    NRM Regions 2014 Central Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Central Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Central Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Central Tablelands
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Ploughed = hot burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Ploughed = hot burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Central Tablelands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Wollemi
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Wollemi
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HAWKESBURY RIVER
    River Regions HAWKESBURY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    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 Calare
    Local Government Areas 2011 Lithgow (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Lithgow
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LITHGOW CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Central Tablelands
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1387
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WOLLANGAMBE - WOLLEMI
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LITHGOW - MUDGEE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CENTRAL WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) CALARE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) CALARE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LITHGOW - OBERON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LITHGOW
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
    PSMA Localities (2018) NEWNES PLATEAU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Lithgow (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Sydney Region
    Surface Geology of Australia -Rsn
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Macquarie Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hawkesbury-Shoalhaven Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Multiple Use Forest
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Heathlands
    Vegetation types - present Heathlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8429158.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.1672
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.2919
    Endemism 0.013914085
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014373807
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 15529.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7078676 index
    Species Richness 1313.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7110573
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 47.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 77.30666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 43.48 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.7779457
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.28402168
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.96 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 7.6833334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.220001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9592483
    Aridity index - month max 2.1882854
    Aridity index - month min 0.44349614
    Evaporation - annual mean 109.43156 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 21365.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 203.33853 mm
    Evaporation - month min 36.812046 mm
    Evaporation - variability 7.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.165375 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 73.190125 %
    Humidity - month max relative 90.94617 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.57874 %
    Humidity - month min relative 64.90933 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 64.90933 %
    Precipitation - annual 920.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 997.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 84.560745 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.37835813
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 192.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 61.501884 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 191.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8506654
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.17476651
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 323.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 118.32203 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 343.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 16.73 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 6.0783334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.4021 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 0.54 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 0.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 6.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 23.42 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.6
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.63 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 17.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 156.37553 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1108.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 225.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 62.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 204.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 24.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 359.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 137.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 383.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 114.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 228.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 6.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 54.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 103.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 63.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4500.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 234.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 167.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.002846 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.050990194 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 55002.656 m
    Remoteness index 1.4338284
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2040.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 104.0 %
    Runoff - average 1591.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 4.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 75.70889
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 47.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3318447 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.383429 %
    Clay % 17.031553 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.454544 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.83
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 1.8737864
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.4733 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 128.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 247.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1016.0 m
    Elevation 1060.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.5051928 degrees
    Topographic relief 124.1558 m
    Topographic slope (%) 5.980144 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.351 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 75.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 24.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 76.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0563 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 81.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 15.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7692 NDVI