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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R14780

Preserved specimen of Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845) | Perentie recorded on 1975-03-04

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R14780
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:77429
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Herpetology:R14780
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Houston, T. F
Supplied as "Houston, T F"
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present

Event

Occurrence date 1975-03-04
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus giganteus
Supplied scientific name "Varanus giganteus (Gray, 1845)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Perentie
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
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 South Australia
Latitude -28.48
Supplied as: "-28.48"
Longitude 135.98
Supplied as: "135.98"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality APPROX 6 KM E NILPINNA H/S
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 28 29 S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 135 59 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 - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2014 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2015 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South Australian Arid Lands
    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 South Australian Arid Lands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Stony Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Peake-Dennison Inlier
    IBRA 7 Regions Stony Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Peake-Dennison Inlier
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tirari-Sturt Stony Desert
    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 (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 LAKE EYRE
    River Regions LAKE EYRE
    Marine
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Grey
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Arabunna Area Minerals Exploration ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Arabana People
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Arabana People SCD2012/002
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 73
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 505
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH AND EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EYRE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LAKE EYRE - LAKE TORRENS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT AUGUSTA
    PSMA Localities (2018) NILPINNA STATION
    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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) STUART
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Denison Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Nsc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Oodnadatta Tablelands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) open woodlands and sparse shrublands +/- tussock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1911830.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4171
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.00570454
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.005712204
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 423.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0872164 index
    Species Richness 218.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.058010843
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 105.87 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 14.565 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 6.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0343434
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.033380043
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.596666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.03 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.850006 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.05802193
    Aridity index - month max 0.13569772
    Aridity index - month min 0.031900004
    Evaporation - annual mean 278.77505 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 3304.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 470.21936 mm
    Evaporation - month min 103.17049 mm
    Evaporation - variability 28.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 63.047188 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 48.349503 %
    Humidity - month max relative 82.46266 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 62.281902 %
    Humidity - month min relative 38.276237 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 38.276237 %
    Precipitation - annual 157.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 201.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 13.673256 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.5340288
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 39.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0526316
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 42.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.051282052
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 78.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 20.539534 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 79.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.363333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.9675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 34.224457 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.83 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.23 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.13
    Temperature - warmest month min 20.65 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 228.50554 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 160.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 35.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 23.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 206.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 321.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 50.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 125.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6150.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 371.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 4.29424 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.22090721 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 576817.0 m
    Remoteness index 17.045105
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 12.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 315.0 %
    Runoff - average 608.0 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 10.311703
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 54.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.47 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5454242 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.018667009 %
    Clay % 50.983334 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.9125 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.07
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.12
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 4.109394
    Water holding capacity 13000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 12.212794
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.46836 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 281.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 167.04167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 240.0 m
    Elevation 260.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.2564666 degrees
    Topographic relief 19.94998 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.439974 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1572 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 47.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 45.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0051 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 15.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2446 NDVI