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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.93193

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna recorded on 1972-02-15

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.93193
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2149942","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.93193"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.93193
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Shea, G"]
Identified date 1999
Collector ["Witten"]
Supplied as "Witten"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]
Date identified 1999
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1972-02-15
Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2020048
Date precision DAY

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 New South Wales
Latitude -28.89277
Supplied as: "-28.89277"
Longitude 150.87804
Supplied as: "150.87804"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Yetman, 7 miles E
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Yetman, 7 miles E (28° 53' 34" S, 150° 52' 41" E) 15/02/1972 - 15/02/1972, Witten(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 28° 53' 34" S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 52' 41" E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Dthinna Dthinnawan
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Other minimal uses
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW13
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) New England Fold Belt MDB (GS37)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW16
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) New South Wales Border Rivers
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS23
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) NSW Border Rivers
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys BORDER RIVERS
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones slopes
    NRM Regions 2010 Border Rivers-Gwydir
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Tablelands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Tablelands
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Tablelands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Northern Basalts
    IBRA 7 Regions Brigalow Belt South
    IBRA 7 Subregions Northern Basalts
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Brigalow Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions BORDER RIVERS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries New England
    Local Government Areas 2011 Inverell (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Inverell - Pt A
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 INVERELL SHIRE COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Murrawarri, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Bigambul, Githabul, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kwiambul, Ngarabal
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Bigambul, Githabul, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kwiambul, Ngarabal
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Northern Tablelands
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 10
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1706
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) INVERELL REGION - EAST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) INVERELL - TENTERFIELD
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NEW ENGLAND AND NORTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) INVERELL - GWYDIR
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) INVERELL
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) YETMAN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN TABLELANDS
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Inverell (A) - Pt A
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jsip
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Cunningham Slopes
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 4720312.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0203
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.5726
    Endemism 0.002343837
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0023539257
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2159.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6150317 index
    Species Richness 481.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.39128157
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 57.57 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 52.816666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 25.44 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0803058
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.07974646
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 27.2425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.049167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.179993 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.38735363
    Aridity index - month max 0.64601827
    Aridity index - month min 0.2631081
    Evaporation - annual mean 153.17905 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16339.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 242.82645 mm
    Evaporation - month min 61.52588 mm
    Evaporation - variability 20.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 73.87903 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 57.77856 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.874886 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.264824 %
    Humidity - month min relative 50.97228 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 50.97228 %
    Precipitation - annual 639.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 699.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 54.228905 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.8535775
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 109.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 106.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2713178
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.26923078
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 264.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 85.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 23.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 264.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.676666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.155833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.600006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 2.02 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.55 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.87
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.51 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 24.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 150.74063 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 697.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 116.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 35.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 116.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 33.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 258.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 91.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 258.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 180.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 24.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 107.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5398.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 324.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 246.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.072111025 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.5006 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.072111025 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 140124.31 m
    Remoteness index 6.8543544
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 26.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 202.0 %
    Runoff - average 479.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 398.7 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.7 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 53.046352
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 150.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.1 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2780808 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.7185633 %
    Clay % 25.042929 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 140.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.41
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.55
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 31000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 55.91677
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.73684 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 76.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 124.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 361.0 m
    Elevation 364.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.88443094 degrees
    Topographic relief 25.55334 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.738023 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2777 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 47.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 29.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 71.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0211 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 60.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6548 NDVI