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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.111403

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1983-06-02

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.111403
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2012068; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.111403
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.111403
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Shea, G
Identified date 1983
Collector Shea, G
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1983
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1983-06-02
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 South Australia
Latitude -34.733
Supplied as: "-34.733"
Longitude 138.533
Supplied as: "138.533"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 3.9 Km West of Port Wakefield Via St. Kilda Road
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, South Australia, 3.9 Km West of Port Wakefield Via St. Kilda Road (34° 44' S, 138° 32' E) 02/06/1983 - 02/06/1983, Shea, G(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 34° 44' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 138° 32' E

Additional properties

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

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Gulf St Vincent IBA
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2014 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2015 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2017 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Eyre Yorke Block
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions St Vincent
    IBRA 7 Regions Eyre Yorke Block
    IBRA 7 Subregions St Vincent
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eyre And York Mallee
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Australian Gulf
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 GAWLER RIVER
    River Regions GAWLER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Port Adelaide
    Local Government Areas 2011 Salisbury (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Salisbury Bal
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF SALISBURY
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Kaurna Peoples Native Title Claim SCD2018/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 85
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2745
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER ADELAIDE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) VIRGINIA - WATERLOO CORNER
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) PLAYFORD
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) ADELAIDE - NORTH
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PORT ADELAIDE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) SPENCE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SALISBURY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SALISBURY - WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ADELAIDE
    PSMA Localities (2018) PORT ADELAIDE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) ADELAIDE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) WEST WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Salisbury (C) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia St Vincent Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qesa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Gulfs Ranges Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Torrens-Gulf 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) Permanent wetlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Unknown/no data
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Unknown/No data
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 7775071.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.7548
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.1378
    Endemism 0.014071031
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016776893
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5124
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 56680.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.1235504 index
    Species Richness 1403.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.34493476
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 51.94 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 31.060833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 12.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2106131
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.20815842
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.637499 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.616667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.359985 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.40371946
    Aridity index - month max 0.9983102
    Aridity index - month min 0.07205253
    Evaporation - annual mean 144.89206 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 9700.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 263.6965 mm
    Evaporation - month min 52.088017 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.22 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 74.794395 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.325195 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.008865 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.51116 %
    Humidity - month min relative 52.877537 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 52.877537 %
    Precipitation - annual 427.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 422.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 36.669586 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.94690025
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 162.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.037037
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.036697246
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 54.035027 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 162.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.850834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.189167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.63 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.67 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.48
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.07 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 346.87048 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.575 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 434.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 155.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 58.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 36.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 61.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 155.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 168.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 226.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 68.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 114.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 109.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 220.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4194.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 294.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 221.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 114.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.05656854 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25806975 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.05656854 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2955.592 m
    Remoteness index 0.45753726
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 195.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 148.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.6849315 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.14919
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 72.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2772455 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.470699 %
    Clay % 9.83982 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 203.33333 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.36
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.76
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Ph - soil 7.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.2041916
    Water holding capacity 50000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.96384 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 220.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 14.916667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1.0 m
    Elevation 2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1037586 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.989019 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1255375 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1914 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 13.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 26.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 74.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0043 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 2.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4075 NDVI