Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.80232

Preserved specimen of Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886 | Pitted-shelled Turtle recorded on 1978-08-14

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.80232
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:2136131; urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.80232
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.80232
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Allen|Bishop
Supplied as "Allen,Bishop,Pollard."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol COL
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1978-08-14
Sampling protocol COL
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Carettochelys insculpta
Supplied scientific name "Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pitted-shelled Turtle
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Carettochelyidae
Supplied as "Carettochelydidae"
Genus Carettochelys
Species Carettochelys insculpta
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886
Scientific name authorship Ramsay, 1886
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Ramsay, 1886

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -12.45
Supplied as: "-12.450"
Longitude 132.966
Supplied as: "132.966"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Approx 2.5 Km.Upstream From E.Alligator Crossing (See Col7)
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Northern Territory, Approx 2.5 Km.Upstream From E.Alligator Crossing (See Col7) (12° 27' S, 132° 58' E) 14/08/1978 - 14/08/1978, Allen,Bishop,Pollard.(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 12° 27' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 132° 58' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2008/1/26
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Kakadu
    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 Kakadu Savanna IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    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 Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Arnhem Plateau P1
    IBRA 7 Regions Arnhem Plateau
    IBRA 7 Subregions Alligator
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated South Alligator
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 206
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 485
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALLIGATOR
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - JABIRU
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) KAKADU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KAKADU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Arnhem Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Other native forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Wet tussock grassland with herbs, sedges or rushes, herblands or ferns
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Melaleuca forests and woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Melaleuca forests and woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6754
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7138
    Endemism 0.020854274
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02200965
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 30887.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.138294 index
    Species Richness 2234.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.60570943
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 164.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 113.401665 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.27876619
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.562494
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.71583 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.2475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.630005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6760575
    Aridity index - month max 2.187487
    Aridity index - month min 0.0053954488
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.46043 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23445.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 237.70929 mm
    Evaporation - month min 143.69049 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.31827 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.707436 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.80632 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.02813 %
    Humidity - month min relative 50.969677 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 50.969677 %
    Precipitation - annual 1348.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1483.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 111.954414 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.624489
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.40566024
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4548116
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 369.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 314.64102 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 92.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1016.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.7675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.167908 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 17.37 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.95 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.6
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.31 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 93.8539 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1459.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 110.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 372.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 343.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 981.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 280.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 187.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 181.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 115.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 253.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1731.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 368.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 299.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 286.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.4318565 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 42939.26 m
    Remoteness index 10.664153
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2345.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 27.0 %
    Runoff - average 12405.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.005541936 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 115.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.56 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 25.0 %
    Bulk density 1.192683 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1972985 %
    Clay % 9.164634 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 188.88889 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.657317
    Water holding capacity 47500.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.41861 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 112.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 109.291664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 23.0 m
    Elevation 31.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.83942324 degrees
    Topographic relief 79.31982 m
    Topographic slope (%) 3.891142 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3271 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 38.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0019 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 49.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6944 NDVI