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Occurrence record: Reptile:R35987

PreservedSpecimen of Anilios ligatus | Robust Blind Snake recorded on 2008-05-27

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R35987
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R35987
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 2009
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2009

Event

Collecting date 2008-05-27
Supplied as year:2008  month:05  day:27 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Anilios ligatus
Supplied scientific name "Ramphotyphlops ligatus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Robust Blind Snake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Typhlopidae
Genus Anilios
Supplied as "Ramphotyphlops"
Species Anilios ligatus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Local government area Tiwi Islands (S)
Locality Turnoff to Waterfall, 10km from Ranku, Bathurst Island
Latitude -11.6725
Longitude 130.3385
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Tiwi Islands IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Tiwi-Cobourg P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Tiwi Cobourg
    IBRA 7 Subregions Tiwi
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BATHURST-MELVILLE ISLANDS
    River Regions BATHURST-MELVILLE ISLANDS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tiwi Islands (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tiwi Islands
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TIWI ISLANDS REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 2022
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2187
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TIWI ISLANDS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TIWI ISLANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TIWI ISLANDS - WILDERNESS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) TIWI ISLANDS
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) BATHURST ISLAND WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Tiwi Islands (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tropical Eucalypt Woodlands/Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Tropical Eucalyptus forest and woodlands with a tall annual grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5077
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8034
    Endemism 0.013320264
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014791773
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4263
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1415.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.717833 index
    Species Richness 465.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7791404
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 156.87 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 144.71916 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.48 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.38005286
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.6221842
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.463333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.1475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.740021 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8377517
    Aridity index - month max 2.4699464
    Aridity index - month min 0.016477156
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.12714 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 32621.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 231.36754 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.70348 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.5 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.536934 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.50403 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.24694 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.85406 %
    Humidity - month min relative 62.297054 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.297054 %
    Precipitation - annual 1649.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1881.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 138.4115 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 7.5595636
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4555755
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 102.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1893623
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 606.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 366.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 101.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1175.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.499166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.856667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.801758 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 17.89 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.62 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.82 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.5
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.08 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 89.84241 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1850.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 13.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 13.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 98.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 541.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 404.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1129.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 147.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 95.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 64.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1407.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 330.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.09999999 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 13411.868 m
    Remoteness index 12.78
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1552.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 64.0 %
    Runoff - average 9906.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 68.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.47 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 14.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3728074 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.48130205 %
    Clay % 32.269466 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 150.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.56
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 51000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.07957 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 125.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 53.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 42.0 m
    Elevation 57.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.343334 degrees
    Topographic relief 33.18015 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.595105 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3944 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 45.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0022 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 66.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 7.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8199 NDVI