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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R2849

Preserved specimen of Varanus Merrem, 1820 recorded on 1948-06-01
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Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection code South Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R2849
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:61402"]
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector AUST-AMER ARNHEM LAND EXPED
License CC-BY
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present

Event

Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:66365
Occurrence date 1948-06-01
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus
Supplied scientific name "Varanus timorensis (Gray, 1831)"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus timorensis
Match type higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Merrem, 1820
Name type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -13.87
Supplied as: "-13.87"
Longitude 136.82
Supplied as: "136.82"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality UMBAKUMBA, S SIDE OF LITTLE LAGOON, GROOTE EYLANDT
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 13 52 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 136 49 E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Anindilyakwa
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Anindilyakwa
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Groote
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 GROOTE EYLANDT
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Anindilyakwa
    Local Government Areas 2011 East Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 EAST ARNHEM REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1419
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1615
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ANINDILYAKWA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EAST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ANINDILYAKWA (GROOTE)
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) UMBAKUMBA AND OUTSTATIONS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NHULUNBUY
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a hummock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1177.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 106.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 473.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 65.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 747.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.83
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.6 degrees C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 55.0 %
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Elevation 7.0 m