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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.31885

Preserved specimen of Lophosaurus boydii (Macleay, 1884) | Boyd's Forest Dragon


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.31885
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2084453; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.31885
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Sadlier, Dr Ross Allen - Australian Museum - Herpetology
Identified date 1989
Collector Ex Macleay Museum
Specimen type Syntype: Tiaris boydii Macleay, 1884 : Agamidae : Squamata : Reptilia : Chordata;Syntype: Tiaris boydii Macleay, 1884 : Agamidae : : Reptilia : Chordata
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Date identified 1989
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Sampling protocol COL
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED


Scientific name Lophosaurus boydii
Supplied scientific name "Tiaris boydii Macleay, 1884"
Identified to rank species
Common name Boyd's Forest Dragon
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Agamidae
Genus Lophosaurus
Supplied as "Tiaris"
Species Lophosaurus boydii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Tiaris boydii Macleay, 1884
Scientific name authorship (Macleay, 1884)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Macleay, 1884


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -18.566
Supplied as: "-18.566"
Longitude 146.333
Supplied as: "146.333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Herbert River N.Queensland
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Herbert River N.Queensland (18° 34' S, 146° 20' E), Ex Macleay Museum(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 18° 34' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 146° 20' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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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 Halifax
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Halifax
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Lucinda to Allingham - Halifax Bay
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Halifax
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Girringun
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Girringun
    Directory of Important Wetlands Herbert River Floodplain
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2014 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2015 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 Wet Tropics
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Wet Tropics
    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 Wet Tropics
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Lucinda-Mackay Coast
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture and temperature regime supports growth for 8���9 months of the year, with a 3���4 month dry season
    Estuary habitat mapping 17435 Gentle Annie Creek Mangrove
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Indigenous Protected Areas 2013 Girringun
    Local Government Areas 2011 Hinchinbrook (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Hinchinbrook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 HINCHINBROOK SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 38
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 660
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) INGHAM REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) CHARTERS TOWERS - AYR - INGHAM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) TOWNSVILLE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) INGHAM - HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOWNSVILLE - MACKAY
    PSMA Localities (2018) HALIFAX
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Hinchinbrook (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Mangrove
    Forests of Australia 2018B Mangrove
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Permanent wetlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4148781.0 $
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3607
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0792
    Endemism 0.020909004
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.029650286
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4691
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 7728.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.0100555 index
    Species Richness 678.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.9416167
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 113.124115 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 160.98524 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 31.13647 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.25591838
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.889821
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 29.028774 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.646175 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 15.030579 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 24425.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Precipitation - annual 1998.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 2055.25 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 140.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 117.625 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 87.875 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 1093.875 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 129.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1176.625 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.075 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.15 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.9375 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.5875 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.2375 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.25 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47875 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.93375003
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.075 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.3125 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 310.1001 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.8375 °C
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 8091.461 m
    Remoteness index 6.3587523
    Drainage - average 2143.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 55.0 %
    Runoff - average 19535.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 1.0791367 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -1.9999446 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.412418 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.4360714 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.7575
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.875 m
    Soil pedality 1.8777473
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.71628 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 90.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 16.458334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.2586409 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.03646032 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2083 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 39.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0091 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 78.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 6.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7069 NDVI