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Occurrence record: Reptile:R22664

PreservedSpecimen of Anilios affinis | Small-headed Blind Snake recorded on 1996-07-05

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Supplied institution code "MAGNT"
Collection Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Reptile Collection
Supplied collection code "Reptile"
Catalogue Number R22664
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R22664
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 1996
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1996

Event

Collecting date 1996-07-05
Supplied as year:1996  month:07  day:5 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Anilios affinis
Supplied scientific name "Ramphotyphlops affinis"
Taxon rank species
Common name Small-headed Blind Snake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Typhlopidae
Genus Anilios
Supplied as "Ramphotyphlops"
Species Anilios affinis
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Supplied as: "NT"
Local government area Roper Gulf (S)
Locality Katherine River, Sleisbeck Area
Latitude -13.684
Longitude 133.07
Geodetic datum
Supplied datum: "not recorded"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Managed resource protected areas
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arnhem Plateau P2
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 7 Subregions Mainoru
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Heath (tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DALY RIVER
    River Regions DALY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULUNG MARDRULK
    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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia McArthur Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lshr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present Rainforest and vine thickets

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.607
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0423
    Endemism 0.008519607
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008638785
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 209.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9234486 index
    Species Richness 152.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.46341723
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 168.45 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 89.505005 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.13 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.35762677
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.7767549
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.8225 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.230833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.769989 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.572815
    Aridity index - month max 1.9183645
    Aridity index - month min 0.006691716
    Evaporation - annual mean 174.84619 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 19017.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 230.95128 mm
    Evaporation - month min 138.1385 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 75.92724 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 56.16511 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.10453 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.9047 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.791862 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.791862 %
    Precipitation - annual 1113.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1170.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 92.52143 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 15.0442095
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.51320785
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.94134235
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 353.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 265.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 73.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 787.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.196667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.318333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.57 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.57 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.78 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.88
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 101.430145 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1268.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 107.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 360.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 292.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 819.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 260.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 59.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2600.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 362.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.512118 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.14422205 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 155372.77 m
    Remoteness index 14.91111
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 5.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2292.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 31.0 %
    Runoff - average 7961.0 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 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 19.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.54 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 1.0 %
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1618255 %
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.47
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.657317
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.04004 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 163.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 169.33333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 322.0 m
    Elevation 354.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.987519 degrees
    Topographic relief 29.37888 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.915091 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2251 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 43.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0044 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 35.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4452 NDVI