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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.107942

Preserved specimen of Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863) | Western Blue-tongue recorded on 1982-02-18

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.107942
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2008394; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.107942"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.107942
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector ["Shea, G.","Wells, R."]
Supplied as "G. Shea, R. Wells"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]

Event

Occurrence date 1982-02-18
Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2033098
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tiliqua occipitalis
Supplied scientific name "Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Western Blue-tongue
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Scincidae
Genus Tiliqua
Species Tiliqua occipitalis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Tiliqua occipitalis (Peters, 1863)
Scientific name authorship (Peters, 1863)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Peters, 1863)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -31.466
Supplied as: "-31.466"
Longitude 129.633
Supplied as: "129.633"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 66.6km E of Wa/Sa Border Via Eyre Hwy
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, South Australia, 66.6km E of Wa/Sa Border Via Eyre Hwy (31° 28' S, 129° 38' E) 18/02/1982 - 18/02/1982, G. Shea, R. Wells(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 28' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 129° 38' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2011/5/9
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Nullarbor
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2014 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2015 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2017 Alinytjara Wilurara
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Alinytjara Wilurara
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Alinytjara Wilurara
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Paleo
    IBRA 6 Regions Nullarbor
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Central band, Nullabor Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions Nullarbor
    IBRA 7 Subregions Nullarbor Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Nullarbor Plains Xeric Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Chenopod shrubland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South Western Plateau
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 NULLARBOR
    River Regions NULLARBOR
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Grey
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Far West Coast Native Title Settlement ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. West Coast
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Far West Coast
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Far West Coast SCD2013/002
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 194
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 697
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEST COAST (SA)
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) EYRE PENINSULA AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CEDUNA - WEST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SOUTH-WEST COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT LINCOLN - CEDUNA
    PSMA Localities (2018) NULLARBOR
    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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. West Coast
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eucla Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czin
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Nullarbor Plain Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bunda Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Saltbush and/or Bluebush shrublands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3808984.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2617
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0020115033
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0020138116
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 75.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.7096033 index
    Species Richness 53.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.10810261
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 97.79 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.083334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 12.67 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8730134
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.14288244
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.026667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.088333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.830017 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.12717062
    Aridity index - month max 0.3150525
    Aridity index - month min 0.031143827
    Evaporation - annual mean 210.38509 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6430.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 353.2 mm
    Evaporation - month min 85.7 mm
    Evaporation - variability 19.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 76.80265 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 66.57102 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.074875 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.07552 %
    Humidity - month min relative 63.92221 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 63.92221 %
    Precipitation - annual 234.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 261.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 19.698483 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.35132748
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 76.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.78181773
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.27384263
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 76.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.075 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 10.531667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.799988 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.38 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.58 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.23
    Temperature - warmest month min 15.44 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 293.71622 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.008333 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 251.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 77.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 42.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 26.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 46.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 29.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 82.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 173.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 231.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 57.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 130.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 207.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3642.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 288.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 216.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 154.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 1.432236 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.15 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 2.3378837 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.432236 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 14561.233 m
    Remoteness index 17.775652
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 3.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 20.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 152.0 %
    Runoff - average 305.0 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 22.474691
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 40.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5267391 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1967411 %
    Clay % 32.152172 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 46.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.14
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.26
    Nutrient status 1.1 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 2.3695652
    Water holding capacity 26000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 28.354727
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.5969 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 212.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 10.291667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 88.0 m
    Elevation 89.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.039175343 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.809372 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1042464 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1019 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 66.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 29.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 5.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0048 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 28.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.184 NDVI