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Occurrence record: REPT:R74766

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 R74766
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by UNKNOWN
Identified date 1984
Collector WAM BIOLOGICAL SURVEY
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol SHOT
Date identified 1984

Event

Sampling protocol SHOT
Verbatim event date 12/10/1981
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 13KM SE BANJIWARN
Habitat
Supplied as "WALKING FROM MILL"
Latitude -27.788889
Supplied as: "-27.788889"
Longitude 121.7
Supplied as: "121.7"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Municipality BANJIWARN
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 27°47`20"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 121°42`00"E

Additional properties

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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 O'Connor
    Local Government Areas 2011 Leonora (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Leonora
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF LEONORA
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 200
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 429
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) LEINSTER - LEONORA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GOLDFIELDS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) O'CONNOR
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MENZIES - LEONORA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MENZIES - LEONORA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KALGOORLIE
    PSMA Localities (2018) LAKE DARLOT
    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 Leonora (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Yilgarn Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Yilgarn Plateau Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Murchison Plateau
    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) Open shrublands
    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 Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2623
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1283
    Endemism 0.043335102
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04336512
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1069.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.622283 index
    Species Richness 230.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.08304998
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 97.62 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 17.848333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.41 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.22904861
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.1601467
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.035 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.864167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.669983 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.07943607
    Aridity index - month max 0.21158129
    Aridity index - month min 0.021071643
    Evaporation - annual mean 243.88066 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5601.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 429.37653 mm
    Evaporation - month min 89.8 mm
    Evaporation - variability 29.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 61.58513 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 49.03241 %
    Humidity - month max relative 78.04709 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 62.95415 %
    Humidity - month min relative 39.09848 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 39.09848 %
    Precipitation - annual 186.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 255.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 15.816029 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.31409156
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 5.880192 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.2904645
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.3198874
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 104.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 107.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.890833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 21.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.470834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 33.80002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.96 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.43 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.78 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.09
    Temperature - warmest month min 21.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 192.16951 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.920834 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 207.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 40.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 67.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 32.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 74.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 208.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 314.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 53.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 126.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 210.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 44.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6181.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 367.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 279.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.809311 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.557315 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 483525.75 m
    Remoteness index 16.585226
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 21.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 169.0 %
    Runoff - average 199.0 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 18.98279
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 74.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.41 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 18.0 %
    Bulk density 1.517439 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.18709774 %
    Clay % 34.13821 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.2
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.5146341
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 19.042315
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.2287 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 235.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.791666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 442.0 m
    Elevation 441.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.15602158 degrees
    Topographic relief 2.710632 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1437354 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1149 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 56.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 38.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 6.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0042 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 20.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2357 NDVI