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Occurrence record: Herpetology:J48652

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Amphibians and Reptiles
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number J48652
Other catalog numbers 1949838
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Herpetology:J48652
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit
Individual count 1
Life stage Juvenile
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT

Event

Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

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
Supplied as "23"
State or Territory Queensland
Supplied as: "4"
Locality Cuddapan Stn, via Windorah
Latitude -25.65
Supplied as: "-25.65"
Longitude 141.5
Supplied as: "141.5"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Desert Channels
    NRM Regions 2014 Desert Channels
    NRM Regions 2015 Desert Channels
    NRM Regions 2017 Desert Channels
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Desert Channels
    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 Desert Channels
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Channel Country
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Lake Pure
    IBRA 7 Regions Channel Country
    IBRA 7 Subregions Lake Pure
    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 Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    River Regions DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Maranoa
    Local Government Areas 2011 Barcoo (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Barcoo
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BARCOO SHIRE
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Mithaka People QCD2015/010
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 199
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR CENTRAL WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - SOUTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MARANOA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MARANOA
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BULLOO - QUILPIE - BARCOO
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BULLOO - QUILPIE - BARCOO
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOOWOOMBA - ROMA
    PSMA Localities (2018) FARRARS CREEK
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREGORY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREGORY
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Barcoo (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qd
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Eromanga Lowlands
    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 grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3444061.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3007
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.5048
    Endemism 0.0071790316
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0073119234
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2707
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 288.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.622758 index
    Species Richness 133.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.0636779
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 112.75 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 17.588333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6483924
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.52557
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.491665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 17.691668 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.75998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.06885735
    Aridity index - month max 0.13314424
    Aridity index - month min 0.03046127
    Evaporation - annual mean 267.2066 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 4478.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 438.5793 mm
    Evaporation - month min 115.1 mm
    Evaporation - variability 41.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 60.302597 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 44.689495 %
    Humidity - month max relative 78.3674 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 55.86338 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.286163 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.286163 %
    Precipitation - annual 212.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 237.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 17.916666 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.390625
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.64705884
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 64.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.5294118
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 114.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.821667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 15.0975 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 35.80002 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.02 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.77 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.12
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.39 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 31.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 201.79123 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.254166 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 221.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 26.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 62.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 103.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 42.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 111.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 314.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 65.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 145.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 145.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6142.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 379.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 303.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to coast 7.82 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.23600847 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 716723.94 m
    Remoteness index 17.889956
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 7.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 192.0 %
    Runoff - average 369.0 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 11.158525
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 53.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.48 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 37.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4204081 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.15552707 %
    Clay % 20.795918 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 144.44444 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.08
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.1
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 29000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 11.982983
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.7201 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 238.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.958334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 111.0 m
    Elevation 112.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.120426536 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.891411 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1006249 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1688 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0068 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) 0.3017 NDVI