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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.60217

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna recorded on 1977-01-24

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.60217
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2114588; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.60217"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.60217
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Shea, G"]
Identified date 1998
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1998
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "N";
Occurrence date 1977-01-24
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2027373
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 -31.733
Supplied as: "-31.733"
Longitude 144.15
Supplied as: "144.150"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Wilcannia, 86.4km E - Barrier Hwy
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, Wilcannia, 86.4km E - Barrier Hwy (31° 44' S, 144° 09' E) 24/01/1977 - 24/01/1977";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 31° 44' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 144° 9' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2012/6/28
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    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
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Irrigation practice - dominant Five practices equal
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Middle and Lower
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW6
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Western Porous Rock (GS50)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Western Porous Rock (GS50)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW13
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Intersecting Streams
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS17
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Intersecting Streams
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys DARLING
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones middle
    NRM Regions 2010 Western
    NRM Regions 2014 Western
    NRM Regions 2015 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 Western
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) None = other cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darling Depression
    IBRA 7 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darling Depression
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Murray-Darling Woodlands And Mallee
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
    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: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions DARLING RIVER
    Marine
    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 Farrer
    Local Government Areas 2011 Central Darling (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Central Darling
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CENTRAL DARLING SHIRE COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Maraura, Muthi Muthi, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki
    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 Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkandji, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu (Kooma), Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 49
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2255
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BROKEN HILL AND FAR WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FAR WEST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BROKEN HILL - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) WILCANNIA
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Central Darling (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Darling Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czs
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Ivanhoe Plains
    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 Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) woodlands and shrublands +/- tussock grass +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.032069 t/ha
    Potassium 0.025295 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6287
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.4084
    Endemism 0.0020625705
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.00206964
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 284.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5125766 index
    Species Richness 135.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.14950438
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 60.83 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 21.63 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 10.95 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.94491714
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.057387225
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.015 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.541667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.070007 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.12601635
    Aridity index - month max 0.26653424
    Aridity index - month min 0.058742434
    Evaporation - annual mean 216.51974 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 6556.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 383.4262 mm
    Evaporation - month min 75.03726 mm
    Evaporation - variability 30.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.55858 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 55.051064 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.6783 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.34023 %
    Humidity - month min relative 44.034637 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 44.034637 %
    Precipitation - annual 250.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 286.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 21.25 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.27433628
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 63.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.78571427
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 17.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.26785713
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 77.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 25.899166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 11.162499 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 30.600006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.64 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 11.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.6 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.08
    Temperature - warmest month min 18.72 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 200.49156 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.020834 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 285.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 63.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 15.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 59.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 23.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 77.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 35.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 85.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 191.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 303.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 44.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 115.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5824.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 347.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 259.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.24 degrees
    Distance - to coast 6.157085 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.24 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.25059927 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 363674.28 m
    Remoteness index 15.955392
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 22.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 184.0 %
    Runoff - average 94.0 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 30.655926
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 66.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4645727 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.3459381 %
    Clay % 35.192307 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 55.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.15
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.28
    Nutrient status 0.85 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 2.6529915
    Water holding capacity 26000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 23.988081
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.31451 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 349.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 12.458333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 75.0 m
    Elevation 76.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.21135117 degrees
    Topographic relief 6.420723 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3353537 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2036 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 25.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 13.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 53.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0104 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 33.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4289 NDVI