Occurrence record: Fauna Atlas N.T. - 399591

Human observation of Carettochelys insculpta Ramsay, 1886 | Pitted-shelled Turtle recorded on 1988-11-30

Dataset

Data partner Northern Territory Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Data resource Fauna Atlas N.T.
Catalog number 399591
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Kennett, Rod
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Dataset / Survey name Miscellaneous Fauna Data
State conservation Northern Territory:

Event

Occurrence date 1988-11-30
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

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

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -13.526852
Supplied as: "-13.52685159"
Longitude 132.543095
Supplied as: "132.54309502"
Datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

dataset description All internal and external fauna data and datasets that have been submitted to, and are managed by, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources
original data source KakThreat
original datasource description undefined
original species name Carettochelys insculpta

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    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
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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 Arnhem Plateau 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 Heath (tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions SOUTH 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 Roper Gulf (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nyirranggulung Mardrulk Ngadberre
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ROPER GULF REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1514
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1635
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ELSEY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KATHERINE
    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) ELSEY - ROPER
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ELSEY ROPER - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) KATHERINE
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULUNG MARDRULK
    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 (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) NYIRRANGGULUNG WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Roper Gulf (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lysk
    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 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Melaleuca Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Melaleuca open forests and woodlands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8025
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.4614
    Endemism 0.014148185
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.014277627
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 9020.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8510838 index
    Species Richness 970.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.515377
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 98.97083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.40797374
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4386853
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.185 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.295 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.830017 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.61592644
    Aridity index - month max 1.970289
    Aridity index - month min 0.00527482
    Evaporation - annual mean 183.06714 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 21794.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 241.41537 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.4237 mm
    Evaporation - variability 11.0 %
    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 0.41 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 75.38169 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 56.11806 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.45164 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 70.93839 %
    Humidity - month min relative 45.998264 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 45.998264 %
    Precipitation - annual 1251.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1288.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 102.72721 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.311159
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 3.0 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 0.56533694
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.76412493
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 388.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 278.64557 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 77.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 862.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.475 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 20.2775 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 24.950958 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 14.32 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.58 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.95 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.82
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.75 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 38.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 98.81819 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1341.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 106.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 403.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 296.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 850.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 152.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 59.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2482.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 375.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 285.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.215936 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.050990194 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 134999.3 m
    Remoteness index 14.315029
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2311.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 28.0 %
    Runoff - average 9615.0 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 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 120.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.64 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1351796 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.18461123 %
    Clay % 17.995508 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.47
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.9919162
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.19847 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 150.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 250.04167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 64.0 m
    Elevation 221.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 13.397211 degrees
    Topographic relief 104.0648 m
    Topographic slope (%) 8.707797 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3505 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 45.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0048 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 60.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6675 NDVI