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Occurrence record: GeneticSamples:G44065

Material Sample of Simalia amethistina | Amethyst Python recorded on 2015-03-27


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian National Wildlife Collection provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "ANWC"
Collection Australian National Wildlife Collection
Supplied collection code "GeneticSamples"
Catalog number G44065
Record type Material Sample
Supplied basis "MaterialSample"
Sex unknown
License CC-BY
Associated occurrences ANWC:Reptiles:R10892
Rights holder CSIRO
Field number ENR0670
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Relationship of resource sample of
Bibliographic citation G44065
Dataset / Survey name 2015 Papua New Guinea Rittmeyer herpetology
Disposition in collection


Field number ENR0670
Occurrence date 2015-03-27
Verbatim event date 27/03/2015
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Simalia amethistina
Identified to rank unranked
Common name Amethyst Python
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Family Boidae
Genus Simalia
Species Simalia amethistina
Name match metric exactMatch
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Western
Locality Mibini Village; approx. 14 km S of Morehead
Latitude -8.83886
Supplied as: "-8.83886"
Longitude 141.63742
Supplied as: "141.63742"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Mibini Village; approx. 14 km S of Morehead
Water body not applicable
Island New Guinea
Island group not applicable
Coordinate precision 1E-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Elevation 20
Continent OCEANIA
Supplied as Oceania
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim SRS WGS84

Additional properties

loan conditions approval from ANWC Director
material sample type tissue
permit status export permit
permit status qualifier collecting permit implicit in export permit
permit type not applicable
preparation date not recorded
preparation materials none
preparation type muscle
prepared by Rittmeyer, E.N.
preservation temperature -80 degrees Celsius
preservation type tube ethanol
verbatim uncertainty confident in available location data

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater New Guinea Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southwest New Guinea - Trans-Fly Lowland
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Trans Fly Savanna And Grasslands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arafura Sea
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.0085819205
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 436.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.9573116 index
    Species Richness 31.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.491667 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1656.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 176.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 36.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 147.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 59.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 556.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 268.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 754.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 105.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 77.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 257.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 73.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 868.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 319.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 208162.11 m
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 24.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09582422 degrees