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Occurrence record: REPT:R22710

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 R22710
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R22710
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by SMITH,L.A.
Identified date 1964
Collector Snell, C.
Supplied as "SNELL,C."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1964

Event

Verbatim event date 00/00/1963
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 17km W Kirenia Well, Capricorn
Latitude -23.583333
Supplied as: "-23.583333"
Longitude 118.916667
Supplied as: "118.916667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 50000.0
Municipality Kirenia Well
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 23°35`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 118°55`00"E

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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 Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Gascoyne
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Augustus
    IBRA 7 Regions Gascoyne
    IBRA 7 Subregions Augustus
    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 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ASHBURTON RIVER
    River Regions ASHBURTON RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    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 Durack
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Nharnuwangga Wajarri and Ngarlawangga
    Local Government Areas 2011 Meekatharra (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Meekatharra
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF MEEKATHARRA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Nharnuwangga
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Nharnuwangga WCD2000/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 32
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 325
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MEEKATHARRA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MID WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MEEKATHARA - KARALUNDI
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MEEKATHARRA EXC. KARALUNDI
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) GERALDTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) ANGELO RIVER
    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 Meekatharra (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Bresnahan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Augustus Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Closed shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6197
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.011203653
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.011203653
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.0397208 index
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.07691799
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 134.21 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 22.2425 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.34 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.103355706
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -7.6781607
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.2575 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 18.135 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.73999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.08498619
    Aridity index - month max 0.17191176
    Aridity index - month min 0.008784405
    Evaporation - annual mean 274.83365 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6946.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 410.0143 mm
    Evaporation - month min 127.972626 mm
    Evaporation - variability 38.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 54.53492 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 42.720276 %
    Humidity - month max relative 69.51017 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 55.08577 %
    Humidity - month min relative 34.46877 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 34.46877 %
    Precipitation - annual 259.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 305.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 21.916666 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.8804348
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.17857143
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 94.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.3125
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 163.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 23.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 175.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 30.7925 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.295 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.21 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.71 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.06
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 190.5798 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 11.754167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 287.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 48.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 16.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 71.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 138.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 60.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 147.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 241.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 313.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 77.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 158.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 144.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6064.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 390.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 313.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.158686 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.36891732 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 286046.4 m
    Remoteness index 16.915754
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 29.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 201.0 %
    Runoff - average 624.0 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 22.424469
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 59.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.37 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4401613 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.115020506 %
    Clay % 47.369728 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 14.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.1
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.17
    Nutrient status 1.65 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.258933
    Water holding capacity 30000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 15.472059
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.4699 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 219.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 35.666668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 592.0 m
    Elevation 593.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.23431605 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.309937 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1722028 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0761 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 12.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 42.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 53.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 5.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0023 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 19.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1785 NDVI