Occurrence record: REPT:R177092

PreservedSpecimen of Varanus acanthurus | Ridge-tailed Monitor recorded on 2017-08-30


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "REPT"
Catalogue Number R177092
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:REPT:R177092
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Wet
Identified by Doughty, P.
Identified date 2018
Collector King, J.
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Funnel Trap
Dynamic properties snoutVentLengthInMillimeters=123; weightInGrams=23.7; tailVentLengthInMillimeters=151
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2018


Collecting date 2017-08-30
Sampling protocol Funnel Trap
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 30/08/2017
Event ID Biota GSD 2017


Scientific name Varanus acanthurus
Taxon rank species
Common name Ridge-tailed Monitor
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Supplied as "Animalia"
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus acanthurus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Great Sandy Desert
Municipality Lochinvar Airport

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