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Occurrence record: REPT:R145873

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

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "REPT"
Catalog number R145873
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R145873
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet
Identified by MARYAN,B.
Identified date 2001
Collector Douglas|, A.M.|, M.J.
Supplied as "DOUGLAS,A.M. & M.J."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2001

Event

Verbatim event date 17/01/1975
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Supplied as "Animalia"
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
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Nullagine
Latitude -21.883333
Supplied as: "-21.883333"
Longitude 120.116667
Supplied as: "120.116667"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Municipality NULLAGINE
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 21°53`00"S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 120°07`00"E

Additional properties

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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 - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Chichester
    IBRA 7 Regions Pilbara
    IBRA 7 Subregions Chichester
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Pilbara Shrublands
    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 (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DE GREY RIVER
    River Regions DE GREY RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Pilbara
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 East Pilbara (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated East Pilbara
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1122
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2073
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (NORTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EAST PILBARA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EAST PILBARA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) NULLAGINE
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    PSMA Wards (2018) LOWER CENTRAL WARD
    Statistical Local Areas East Pilbara (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pilbara Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Pilbara Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Nullagine Hills
    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 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7817
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1078
    Endemism 0.027133431
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.027269885
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 907.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9110627 index
    Species Richness 285.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.086966895
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 167.17 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 26.720833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10315069
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -7.6752634
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.955833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.176666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.139984 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.09205582
    Aridity index - month max 0.2284338
    Aridity index - month min 0.003877459
    Evaporation - annual mean 280.6639 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 8127.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 404.924 mm
    Evaporation - month min 159.12892 mm
    Evaporation - variability 44.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 55.582867 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 44.103237 %
    Humidity - month max relative 68.80555 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 54.07729 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.640594 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.640594 %
    Precipitation - annual 314.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 366.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 25.84246 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 1.850601
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0547597 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.1466827
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 111.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.4035244
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 186.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 239.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 22.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.105 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 16.578333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.66 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 40.09 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.87
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.93 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 40.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 31.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 183.16708 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 24.091667 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 315.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 44.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 12.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 82.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 171.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 73.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 174.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 251.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 317.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 83.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 173.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 157.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 225.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5670.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 400.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 315.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 309.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.901289 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 172845.81 m
    Remoteness index 17.99997
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 109.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 343.0 %
    Runoff - average 1033.0 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 31.764032
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 51.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.46 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 26.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3084512 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.06255302 %
    Clay % 29.957071 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.24
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.3670034
    Water holding capacity 40000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 20.559042
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.39787 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 132.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 94.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 371.0 m
    Elevation 377.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0977952 degrees
    Topographic relief 17.71317 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.153257 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0975 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 11.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 59.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 7.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0039 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 20.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1946 NDVI