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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.60106

Preserved specimen of Morethia adelaidensis Peters, 1874 | Saltbush Morethia Skink recorded on 1977-01-23

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.60106
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2114467; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.60106
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.60106
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Greer, Dr Allen E - Australian Museum - Herpetology
Identified date 1980
Collector Rankin, P.
Supplied as "P.Rankin,G.Husband."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1977-01-23
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 New South Wales
Latitude -31.9
Supplied as: "-31.900"
Longitude 141.583
Supplied as: "141.583"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Broken Hill, 9.6km E - Barrier Hwy
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Broken Hill, 9.6km E - Barrier Hwy (31° 54' S, 141° 35' E) 23/01/1977 - 23/01/1977, P.Rankin,G.Husband.(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 54' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 141° 35' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2014/12/1
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 - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Middle and Lower
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW11
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Adelaide Fold Belt (GS10)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Adelaide Fold Belt MDB (GS10)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW8
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) New South Wales Murray and Lower Darling
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS18
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Lower Darling
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys DARLING
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones middle
    NRM Regions 2010 Lower Murray Darling
    NRM Regions 2014 Western
    NRM Regions 2015 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Broken Hill Complex
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Barrier Range
    IBRA 7 Regions Broken Hill Complex
    IBRA 7 Subregions Barrier Range
    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) Grassland: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions DARLING RIVER
    Marine
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Farrer
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated NSW
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 UNINCORPORATED FAR WEST
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Maljangapa, Ngiyampaa, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Bangerang, Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkindji, Barapa Barapa, Maljangapa, Maraura, Mutthi Mutthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri, Yorta Yorta
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Barkandji Traditional Owners #8 (Part A) NCD2015/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 49
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2255
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BROKEN HILL AND FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BROKEN HILL - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) BROKEN HILL
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far West
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Broken Hill Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lnwb
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Gulfs Ranges Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Barrier Ranges
    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) open woodlands and sparse shrublands +/- tussock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 5312742.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.009643 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6374
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.4566
    Endemism 0.0032319038
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0032479896
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2153.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.93289 index
    Species Richness 350.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.10240946
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 79.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 18.869167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 11.93 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1324675
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.13005462
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.346666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.9525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.150024 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.10168766
    Aridity index - month max 0.19062945
    Aridity index - month min 0.049860913
    Evaporation - annual mean 228.30478 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 5250.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 401.11578 mm
    Evaporation - month min 83.932465 mm
    Evaporation - variability 27.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 70.855194 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.605305 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.83284 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.363495 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.438034 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.438034 %
    Precipitation - annual 214.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 252.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 18.388178 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.20827326
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9824034
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.017596629
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 70.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 72.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.398333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 9.9675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 29.929077 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.18 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.04 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.96
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.95 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 25.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 227.09401 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 251.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 14.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 50.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 68.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 69.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 288.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 39.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 104.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 130.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 104.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5577.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 327.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 233.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 3.737833 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.13416408 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 449868.84 m
    Remoteness index 4.3124247
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 32.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 239.0 %
    Runoff - average 545.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 2.0703366 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 19.130436
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 66.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.57 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bulk density 1.570142 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.24434401 %
    Clay % 35.762783 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 14.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.2
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Ph - soil 7.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 2.5502841
    Water holding capacity 7000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 17.15665
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.54393 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 346.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 76.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 247.0 m
    Elevation 251.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.35949105 degrees
    Topographic relief 19.96333 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.090683 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.123 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 37.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 15.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0079 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 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.304 NDVI