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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.142847

Preserved specimen of Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863) | Western Blue-tongue recorded on 1979-03-18

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.142847
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2044466; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.142847"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.142847
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Ehmann, H"]
Collector [", Aahs"]
Supplied as "Aahs (Per H. Ehmann)"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1979-03-18
Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2029995
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tiliqua occipitalis
Supplied scientific name "Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Western Blue-tongue
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Scincidae
Genus Tiliqua
Species Tiliqua occipitalis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863)
Scientific name authorship (Peters, 1863)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Peters, 1863)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -32.883
Supplied as: "-32.883"
Longitude 137.333
Supplied as: "137.333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Between Whyalla and Iron Knob
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, South Australia, Between Whyalla and Iron Knob (32° 53' S, 137° 20' E) 18/03/1979 - 18/03/1979, Aahs (Per H. Ehmann)(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 32° 53' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 137° 20' E

Additional properties

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

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2014 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2015 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South Australian Arid Lands
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South Australian Arid Lands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Gawler
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Myall Plains
    IBRA 7 Regions Gawler
    IBRA 7 Subregions Myall Plains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tirari-Sturt Stony Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Australian Gulf
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SPENCER GULF
    River Regions SPENCER GULF
    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 Grey
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Cultana Expansion Area ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Whyalla
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Barngarla Native Title Claim SCD2016/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 21
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1045
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) QUORN - LAKE GILLES
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH AND EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WHYALLA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WHYALLA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT AUGUSTA
    PSMA Localities (2018) CULTANA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GILES
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Whyalla
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Gawler Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lybs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Eyre Peninsula Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Eyre Dunefield
    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 Acacia (+/- low) open woodlands and sparse shrublands with chenopods
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Acacia forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1911830.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4991
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.8778
    Endemism 0.002496611
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0025007701
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 318.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.8482013 index
    Species Richness 92.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.13332301
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 73.8 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 18.4675 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 11.64 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.5042845
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.49370807
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.835833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.391666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 25.76001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.15488283
    Aridity index - month max 0.34324712
    Aridity index - month min 0.05317007
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.13763 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5446.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 334.74008 mm
    Evaporation - month min 64.093765 mm
    Evaporation - variability 23.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.900406 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 61.50559 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.989944 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 72.85736 %
    Humidity - month min relative 52.160603 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 52.160603 %
    Precipitation - annual 234.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 249.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 19.877838 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.13743351
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 72.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1071428
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.10526316
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 24.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 78.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 36.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 22.875 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.9675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.15 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 29.68 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.61
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.87 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 15.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 206.60216 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 246.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 69.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 14.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 49.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 17.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 25.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 71.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 174.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 249.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 52.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 218.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4608.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.2729469 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.59999996 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 15146.612 m
    Remoteness index 4.72303
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 11.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 165.0 %
    Runoff - average 54.0 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 31.14634
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 66.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.42 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 19.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5863158 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.22361338 %
    Clay % 38.710526 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 4.1666665 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.16
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.32
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Ph - soil 7.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 3.131579
    Water holding capacity 17000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 30.89224
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.11445 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 91.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 53.041668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 103.0 m
    Elevation 91.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.8145805 degrees
    Topographic relief 19.19735 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.151601 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1551 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 46.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0077 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2933 NDVI