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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.131190

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna

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.131190
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2032187","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.131190"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.131190
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Shea, G"]
Identified date 1999
Collector ["Macleay, W. Hon"]
Supplied as "Macleay, Hon W."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1999
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1187757
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus gouldii
Supplied scientific name "Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Gould's Goanna
Supplied common name "Sand Monitor"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus gouldii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1838)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1838)
Verbatim taxon rank 1

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -20.05
Supplied as: "-20.05"
Longitude 148.25
Supplied as: "148.25"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Port Denison
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Port Denison, Macleay, W(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 20° 3' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 148° 15' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Edgecumbe Bay - Bowen
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2014 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2015 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Burdekin
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burdekin
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    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
    Marine
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WHITSUNDAY REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BURDEKIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BURDEKIN
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5296
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.502
    Endemism 0.038775645
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04987421
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 24868.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.2384996 index
    Species Richness 3324.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.4055979
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 102.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 69.4325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.97 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.30156165
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.283046
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.534166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.586666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.730011 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 839.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 56.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 48.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 90.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 479.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 497.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.07
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 295.38202 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.825 °C
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.041231055 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.041231055 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2996.0212 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2.9360085 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.8399997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 12.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.4354997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.78 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.31 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.62 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.15 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.99 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.942131 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09804553 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.77321583 mg/m^3
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.6 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.6165866 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.42048445 %
    Clay % 49.746395 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.8 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.44
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.89
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.710577
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.87931 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 67.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.107048646 degrees
    Topographic relief 20.18628 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.094609 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0036 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0312 NDVI