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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.167296

Preserved specimen of Indotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803) | Flowerpot Blind Snake recorded on 2006-07-06


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.167296
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1267102; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.167296
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Sadlier, R. A.
Identified date 2007-12
Collector Whitaker, A. H
Supplied as "Whitaker, A H"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2007-12
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 2006-07-06
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Indotyphlops braminus
Supplied scientific name "Ramphotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Flowerpot Blind Snake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Typhlopidae
Genus Indotyphlops
Supplied as "Ramphotyphlops"
Species Indotyphlops braminus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Ramphotyphlops braminus (Daudin, 1803)
Scientific name authorship (Daudin, 1803)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Daudin, 1803)
Verbatim taxon rank 1


Country New Caledonia
Supplied as "Supralittoral secondary forest, 2m"
Latitude -20.04908
Supplied as: "-20.04908"
Longitude 163.78851
Supplied as: "163.78851"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Xolado, Île Yandé
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "New Caledonia, Xolado, Île Yandé (20° 02' 57" S, 163° 47' 19" E) 06/07/2006 - 06/07/2006, Whitaker, A H(Collector), Whitaker, V A(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 20° 2' 56.700" S
Marine false
Country Code NC
Verbatim longitude 163° 47' 18.681" E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine New Caledonia Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial New Caledonia Moist Forests
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World New Caledonia
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries New Caledonia Rain Forests
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World New Caledonia
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.018595502
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 63.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.594401 index
    Species Richness 44.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 17.875 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1592133.5 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.526037 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.058459047 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.38185844 mg/m^3
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -7.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6210739 degrees