Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.44518

Preserved specimen of Hydrophis major (Shaw, 1802) | Olive-headed Seasnake recorded on 1971-01-14

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.44518
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2098014; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.44518
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.44518
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Heatwole
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
Associated records ASSOCIATED

Event

Occurrence date 1971-01-14
Sampling protocol COL
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hydrophis major
Supplied scientific name "Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Olive-headed Seasnake
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Genus Hydrophis
Supplied as "Disteira"
Species Hydrophis major
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1802)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Shaw, 1802)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -17.483
Supplied as: "-17.483"
Longitude 140.833
Supplied as: "140.833"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Karumba
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Karumba (17° 29' S, 140° 50' E) 14/01/1971 - 14/01/1971, Heatwole(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 17° 29' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 140° 50' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2014/8/13
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 360d6dbc-cef8-41f6-a9fe-61874e56a0ec
    Data Resource North Marine Region sea snake collection records (DEW collation), Australia (1877-2007)
    Raw Scientific Name Disteira major
    Coordinates -17.48333,140.83333
    Related records
    Record UUID e09dd682-daa9-4280-8c27-3942a8be0c9e
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
    Coordinates -17.483,140.833
    Record UUID 6fd996cb-41ca-44f3-b3dc-f6be0609b178
    Data Resource North Marine Region sea snake collection records (DEW collation), Australia (1877-2007)
    Raw Scientific Name Disteira major
    Coordinates -17.48333,140.83333
    Record UUID 161755c2-b850-4ef7-9cf1-2b5fdd4abba4
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Disteira major (Shaw, 1802)
    Coordinates -17.483,140.833

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Directory of Important Wetlands Southern Gulf Aggregation
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Gulf Plains IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Water
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Gulf
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Karumba Plains
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Karumba Plains
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    River Regions FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    Marine
    Estuary habitat mapping 21947 Norman River Mangrove
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Local Government Areas 2011 Carpentaria (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Carpentaria
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CARPENTARIA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 163
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3233
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CARPENTARIA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CARPENTARIA - BURKE - MORNINGTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARPENTARIA EXC. DOOMADGEE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA Localities (2018) NORMANTON
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Carpentaria (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Karumba Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Sea and estuaries
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sea, estuaries (includes seagrass)
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Naturally bare - sand, rock, claypan
    Vegetation types - present Naturally bare - sand, rock, claypan, mudflats

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2309
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7364
    Endemism 0.03040505
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.037433907
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 35.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 19526.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.487732 index
    Species Richness 1194.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.31304014
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 187.97 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 68.15584 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.2704952
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.6300519
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.890835 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.150833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.190002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.33739477
    Aridity index - month max 1.3908565
    Aridity index - month min 0.004113187
    Evaporation - annual mean 237.37024 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14145.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 321.3 mm
    Evaporation - month min 175.43147 mm
    Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.1 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.29 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 68.58278 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.173107 %
    Humidity - month max relative 81.56198 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.72713 %
    Humidity - month min relative 52.8442 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 52.8442 %
    Precipitation - annual 847.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 846.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 71.25 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 18.404762
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.28723404
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 135.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.4363637
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 446.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 244.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 67.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 659.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 17.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.313334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.275833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.899994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.55 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.89 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.96
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.56 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 251.70161 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 876.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 125.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 430.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 260.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 654.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 150.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 226.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 239.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 56.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3027.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 365.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 293.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1216552 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1600.2327 m
    Remoteness index 12.001053
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 269.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 164.0 %
    Runoff - average 4927.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.159246 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 58.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.63 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 47.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3346535 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.22744423 %
    Clay % 4.7648516 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.33
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.94
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 1.0980198
    Water holding capacity 60000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.35779 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 81.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 6.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1435061 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.484113 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1014014 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0696 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 33.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 5.0E-4 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 46.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.161 NDVI