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Occurrence record: Reptiles:R10896

Preserved specimen of Simalia amethistina | Amethyst Python recorded on 2015-04-12

Dataset

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 "Reptiles"
Catalog number R10896
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Reptiles:R10896
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations body in spirit
Record number ENR1163
Sex unknown
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation R10896
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34932
Dataset / Survey name 2015 Papua New Guinea Rittmeyer herpetology
Dataset urn:anwc.csiro.au:collections:165

Event

Occurrence date 2015-04-12
Verbatim event date 12/04/2015
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

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

Geospatial

Country Papua New Guinea
State or Territory Western
Locality Roku Village; approx. 5.5 km W of Morehead on Morehead River
Latitude -8.70291
Supplied as: "-8.70291"
Longitude 141.59755
Supplied as: "141.59755"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Roku Village; approx. 5.5 km W of Morehead on Morehead River
Water body not applicable
Island New Guinea
Island group not applicable
Location remarks confident in available location data
Coordinate precision 1E-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Elevation 15
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Continent OCEANIA
Supplied as Oceania
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim SRS WGS84

Additional properties

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
    Biodiversity
    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
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arafura Sea
    Political
    World Country Boundaries Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.017037207
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 374.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.4744241 index
    Species Richness 60.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 12.575 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1728.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 194.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 40.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 168.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 56.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 573.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 276.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 773.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 265.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 107.0 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 78.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 72.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 861.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 321.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 221152.6 m
    Topography
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 15.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.10659324 degrees