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Occurrence record: Reptiles:R04575

Preserved specimen of Simalia amethistina | Amethyst Python recorded on 1983-08-07

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 R04575
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Reptiles:R04575
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations body in spirit
Sex not recorded
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation R04575
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 1983-08-07
Verbatim event date 07AUG1983
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Simalia amethistina
Identified to rank unranked
Common name Amethyst Python
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Family Boidae
Genus Simalia
Species Simalia amethistina
Name match metric exactMatch
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality WINDSOR TABLELANDS; NEAR CHOWCHILLA MANOR FOREST WORKER'S HUT
Habitat
Supplied as "RAINFOREST"
Latitude -16.25
Supplied as: "-16.25"
Longitude 145.05
Supplied as: "145.05"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality WINDSOR TABLELANDS
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
    Show/Hide 81 passed properties
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Mount Windsor
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Queensland Tropical Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Daintree IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Gulf
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble mulched
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Daintree - Bloomfield
    IBRA 7 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Subregions Daintree-Bloomfield
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Queensland Tropical Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    River Regions MITCHELL-COLEMAN RIVERS (QLD)
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Western Yalanji Small Scale Miners ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tablelands (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mareeba
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MAREEBA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 57
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1654
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TABLELANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KURANDA - CROYDON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ETHERIDGE TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) MOUNT CARBINE
    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) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Tablelands (R) - Mareeba
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Cairns Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Pgw13
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Cooktown Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous co-managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Rainforest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Rainforests and Vine Thickets
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Warm Temperate Rainforest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present Rainforest and vine thickets

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5241
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.7849
    Endemism 0.054286886
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.060776573
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 10870.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.701527 index
    Species Richness 1797.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.90106857
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 123.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 144.59 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 20.19 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.23103324
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -3.3021512
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.4975 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.678333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.27002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.4883951
    Aridity index - month max 3.8582728
    Aridity index - month min 0.2713754
    Evaporation - annual mean 129.96094 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23829.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 183.52213 mm
    Evaporation - month min 85.67864 mm
    Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.34 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.72 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.030075 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 70.20472 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.63021 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.726654 %
    Humidity - month min relative 60.130596 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 60.130596 %
    Precipitation - annual 2148.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1862.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 181.5948 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.8533152
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 145.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 49.803387 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 104.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.28424266
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 87.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5062687
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 847.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 436.97058 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 107.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1079.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 17.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 22.82 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 14.096666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.299988 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 10.15 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 16.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.54 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.75 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.86
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.34 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 22.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 149.74417 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.2875 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1400.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 83.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 69.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 88.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 530.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 303.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 839.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 197.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 106.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 163.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 106.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2405.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 282.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 219.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.3687818 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.10049875 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 31086.422 m
    Remoteness index 7.681349
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1098.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 111.0 %
    Runoff - average 1400.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.5405405 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 1095.6 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -0.23308365 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 45.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.29 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3533334 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.0574886 %
    Clay % 46.464287 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 137.5 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.79
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.95 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.6 m
    Soil pedality 3.7
    Water holding capacity 52000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.64534 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 234.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 403.08334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 1066.0 m
    Elevation 1083.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.5568614 degrees
    Topographic relief 49.0365 m
    Topographic slope (%) 4.208587 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5554 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 90.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.001 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 6.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 85.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 13.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7332 NDVI