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Occurrence record: Reptile:R23317

PreservedSpecimen of Anilios ligatus | Robust Blind Snake recorded on 1996-12-10

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 R23317
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:MAGNT:Reptile:R23317
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved Specimen"
Preparations whole animal (ETOH)
Identified by P.G. Horner
Identified date 1997
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation Northern Territory: Least Concern
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1997

Event

Collecting date 1996-12-10
Supplied as year:1996  month:12  day:10 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Anilios ligatus
Supplied scientific name "Ramphotyphlops ligatus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Robust Blind Snake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Supplied as "Serpentes"
Family Typhlopidae
Genus Anilios
Supplied as "Ramphotyphlops"
Species Anilios ligatus
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 Bitter Springs, Elsey National Park
Latitude -14.915
Longitude 133.083
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 practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    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 practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Sturt Plateau
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Sturt Plateau P3
    IBRA 7 Regions Sturt Plateau
    IBRA 7 Subregions Birdum
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Victoria Plains 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) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 ROPER RIVER
    River Regions ROPER 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 Mataranka
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Town of Mataranka
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Town of Mataranka DCD2012/002
    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) MATARANKA - MULGGAN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) MATARANKA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 200 TO 499
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) STUART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARNHEM
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MATARANKA (L)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NEVER NEVER WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Daly River Region
    Surface Geology of Australia -Cldt
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Barkly-Tanami Plains Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Sturt Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous owned, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.029172 t/ha
    Potassium 0.040132 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.648
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2726
    Endemism 0.01690034
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0173859
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4948
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 9894.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9834623 index
    Species Richness 714.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.35630223
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 174.6 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 71.1325 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.39289328
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.5245485
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.491665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.3725 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 25.180023 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.3616982
    Aridity index - month max 1.1971831
    Aridity index - month min 0.005149445
    Evaporation - annual mean 195.73471 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17586.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 257.1957 mm
    Evaporation - month min 156.2 mm
    Evaporation - variability 15.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.33 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.32 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 71.53991 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 51.126556 %
    Humidity - month max relative 84.71004 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 64.53655 %
    Humidity - month min relative 41.658108 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 41.658108 %
    Precipitation - annual 799.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 927.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 66.58693 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 15.413981
    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 0.46524063
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 119.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1363636
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 311.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 189.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 61.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 651.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.833332 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.61 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.69 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.78 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.11
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.03 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 111.79468 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 830.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 112.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 219.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 214.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 560.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 272.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 144.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3249.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 384.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 292.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.305558 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 253987.75 m
    Remoteness index 11.602748
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 967.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 80.0 %
    Runoff - average 4175.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.1959171 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 134.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.321102 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.24258354 %
    Clay % 31.638632 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 79.09091 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.4
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.98
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.9440836
    Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.83792 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 172.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 41.041668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 127.0 m
    Elevation 127.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.22270605 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.733101 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2248086 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3051 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 60.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0039 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.6 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 53.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5018 NDVI