Occurrence record: REPT:R19674

Specimen of Acanthophis wellsei | Pilbara Death Adder

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "REPT"
Catalog number R19674
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Wet
Identified by APLIN,K.P.
Identified date 1999
Collector Thomas, R.
Supplied as "THOMAS,R."
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1999

Event

Date precision Not Supplied
Verbatim event date 00/04/1963

Taxonomy

Scientific name Acanthophis wellsei
Taxon rank species
Common name Pilbara Death Adder
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Supplied as "Animalia"
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Genus Acanthophis
Species Acanthophis wellsei
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Fuzzy match
A match was determined by using a sound expression of the supplied name.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Exmouth (S)
Locality VLAMING HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
Latitude -21.8
Longitude 114.166667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 50000.0
Biome Terrestrial
Municipality VLAMING HEAD LIGHTHOUSE
Verbatim longitude 114°10`00"E
Verbatim latitude 21°48`00"S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Directory of Important Wetlands Cape Range Subterranean Waterways
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Carnavon Xeric Shrubs
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    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 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Carnarvon
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Cape Range
    IBRA 7 Regions Carnarvon
    IBRA 7 Subregions Cape Range
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carnarvon Xeric Shrublands
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Pilbara-Gascoyne
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YANNARIE RIVER
    River Regions YANNARIE RIVER
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Gascoyne/Murchison
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Exmouth (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Exmouth
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Gnulli, Gnulli #2 and Gnulli #3 - Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji People WCD2019/016
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 179
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1082
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EXMOUTH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GASCOYNE
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK (SOUTH)
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) EXMOUTH - ASHBURTON - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH HEDLAND
    PSMA Localities (2018) NORTH WEST CAPE
    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 (WA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA States (2016) WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (WA)
    Statistical Local Areas Exmouth (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carnarvon Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Western Coastlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 North West Cape Ridges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Chenopod Shrublands, Samphire Shrublands and Forblands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mixed chenopod, samphire +/- forbs
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Chenopod shrubs,samphire shrublands and forblands
    Vegetation types - present Chenopod shrublands, samphire shrubs and forblands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6546
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.4135
    Endemism 0.025800275
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.04855204
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 1749.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.2408733 index
    Species Richness 901.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.085417666
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 132.15 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 16.823334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.021702183
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -28.131578
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.530834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.27 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.040009 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.1214158
    Aridity index - month max 0.41665587
    Aridity index - month min 0.00366396
    Evaporation - annual mean 260.05084 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 378.7799 mm
    Evaporation - month min 130.94908 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 69.470184 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 58.946373 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.184265 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 64.95326 %
    Humidity - month min relative 55.556274 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 55.556274 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 244.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 24.387056 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.42729986
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 83.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.3878344 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.044877887
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 90.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -18.242306
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 79.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 59.69614 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 128.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.296667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 18.250834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.399994 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 13.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 14.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.4 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.3
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.78 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 332.92456 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 218.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 80.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 76.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 68.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 47.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 111.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 126.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 262.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 50.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 4565.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 370.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 304.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 196.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.54744864 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.54744864 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.6338769 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 708.3675 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 1.8087856 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.05107 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.92 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.893 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.079998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.98 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.37 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.539999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.46 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.020542 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.07221743 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.50794375 mg/m^3
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.3 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 31.8252
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 75.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.48 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3700935 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -9978.544 %
    Clay % 22.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.29
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 2.0682242
    Water holding capacity 32000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 37.499027
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.42165 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 37.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.004542384 degrees
    Topographic relief 18.06728 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.227761 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1412 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 83.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 17.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0067 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2088 NDVI