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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.155044

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna recorded on 1996-12-03

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.155044
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2057462; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.155044"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.155044
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Sadlier, Dr Ross Allen - Australian Museum - Herpetology"]
Identified date 1997
Collector ["Johnston, B","Npws, Tibooburra"]
Supplied as "Johnston, B - Tibooburra Npws"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [PRE]
Date identified 1997
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1996-12-03
Sampling protocol ["PRE"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2041996
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus gouldii
Supplied scientific name "Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Gould's Goanna
Supplied common name "Sand Monitor"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus gouldii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1838)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1838)
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -29.15
Supplied as: "-29.150"
Longitude 141.3
Supplied as: "141.300"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Sturt National Park, Lake Frome
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Sturt National Park, Lake Frome (29° 09' S, 141° 18' E) 03/12/1996 - 03/12/1996, Johnston, B - Tibooburra Npws(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29° 9' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 141° 18' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2013/3/13
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Sturt
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Sturt
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Sturt
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Sturt
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Sturt
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Sturt
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Western
    NRM Regions 2014 Western
    NRM Regions 2015 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    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 Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Strzelecki Desert, Western Dunefields
    IBRA 7 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 7 Subregions Strzelecki Desert
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Simpson Desert
    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 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 COOPER CREEK-BULLOO RIVER
    River Regions COOPER CREEK-BULLOO RIVER
    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 Unincorporated NSW
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 UNINCORPORATED FAR WEST
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 49
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2255
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BROKEN HILL AND FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BROKEN HILL - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) TIBOOBURRA
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far West
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qt
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Strzelecki Desert Plains
    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 grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Open Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4898
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9979
    Endemism 0.0019040275
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0021178867
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 349.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8960633 index
    Species Richness 173.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.066419914
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 92.04 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 14.976666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 5.66 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9116845
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.09430457
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.379168 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.8 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.940002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.060879756
    Aridity index - month max 0.105750166
    Aridity index - month min 0.021361817
    Evaporation - annual mean 273.11838 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 3936.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 464.37 mm
    Evaporation - month min 104.70497 mm
    Evaporation - variability 34.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 64.42176 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 48.919117 %
    Humidity - month max relative 83.029045 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 63.40636 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.351715 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.351715 %
    Precipitation - annual 176.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 196.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 14.5 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.75
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 39.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.61702126
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.6
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 71.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 28.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 72.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 30.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.209167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.8675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 32.80002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.67 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.43 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.74 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.15
    Temperature - warmest month min 20.99 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 226.77371 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.354166 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 186.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 36.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 8.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 31.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 37.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 67.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 73.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 309.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 51.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 138.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 44.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6237.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 360.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.872381 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 578130.94 m
    Remoteness index 16.53984
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 211.0 %
    Runoff - average 205.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.4531722 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 13.012211
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 144.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 27.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2561613 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.10000124 %
    Clay % 28.575184 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 79.09091 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.07
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.13
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 1.8638142
    Water holding capacity 29000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 9.517514
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.12884 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 68.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 23.583334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 132.0 m
    Elevation 126.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.75654477 degrees
    Topographic relief 5.350822 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.308471 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2072 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 7.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 100.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.009 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 26.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3832 NDVI