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Occurrence record: Reptiles:R01782

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie recorded on 1977-10-11

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian National Wildlife Collection provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "ANWC"
Collection Australian National Wildlife Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptiles"
Catalog number R01782
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Reptiles:R01782
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations body in spirit
Sex male
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation R01782
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34932
Dataset / Survey name ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)
Dataset urn:anwc.csiro.au:collections:4

Event

Occurrence date 1977-10-11
Verbatim event date 11OCT1977
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
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 NORTH POOL, N OF WILUNA
Habitat
Supplied as "QUARTZ ROCK OUTCROP BESIDE POOL; LYING OUT BETWEEN ROCKS"
Latitude -26.4333
Supplied as: "-26.4333"
Longitude 120.15
Supplied as: "120.15"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NORTH POOL, N OF WILUNA
Water body not applicable
Island not applicable
Island group not applicable
Location remarks confident in available location data
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Continent OCEANIA
Supplied as Oceania
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim SRS not recorded; assume WGS84 for Australia

Additional properties

verbatim uncertainty confident in available location data

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    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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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 Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Wiluna (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wiluna
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF WILUNA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Wiluna
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Wiluna WCD2013/004
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 169
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 223
    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) WILUNA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WILUNA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KALGOORLIE
    PSMA Localities (2018) WILUNA
    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 Wiluna (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Nabberu Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ldmk
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Glengarry Hills
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.090885 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4132
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9657
    Endemism 0.001795637
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0017999727
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 273.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.517913 index
    Species Richness 120.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.07759498
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 115.64 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.335 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.28 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.19861673
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.7860665
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.942501 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.068333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 32.97998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.09450471
    Aridity index - month max 0.2818721
    Aridity index - month min 0.015345474
    Evaporation - annual mean 243.79445 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 7482.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 414.111 mm
    Evaporation - month min 92.24042 mm
    Evaporation - variability 29.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 59.922894 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 48.084187 %
    Humidity - month max relative 77.38156 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 61.420444 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.01377 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.01377 %
    Precipitation - annual 228.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 275.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 18.916666 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.36082473
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.2
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 58.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.764706
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 114.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 28.479166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.661667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 34.30002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 33.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.62 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.33 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.18
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.49 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 199.36725 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 250.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 59.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 22.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 47.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 85.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 98.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 216.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 328.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 52.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 178.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6425.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 380.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 289.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.917609 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.83570325 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 486655.66 m
    Remoteness index 14.670025
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 33.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 293.0 %
    Runoff - average 76.0 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 18.188343
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 41.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.38 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.070683405 %
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99985 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.21
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 29000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 25.368488
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.97144 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 249.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 60.541668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 563.0 m
    Elevation 566.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.18782878 degrees
    Topographic relief 12.53802 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.845052 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.108 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 42.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 10.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0034 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 21.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2422 NDVI