Occurrence record: Fauna Atlas N.T. - 399608

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 399608
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 -12.887824
Supplied as: "-12.88782378"
Longitude 132.498542
Supplied as: "132.49854228"
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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    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
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Kakadu
    Directory of Important Wetlands Kakadu National Park
    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 Alligator Rivers Floodplains 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 Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    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)
    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 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 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Savannas
    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 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 0.4132
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.5852
    Endemism 0.0030251723
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0031643095
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 1426.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.708853 index
    Species Richness 214.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.57341677
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 162.31 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 107.42083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.37450427
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.656804
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.3525 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.010834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.410004 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6575273
    Aridity index - month max 2.0829368
    Aridity index - month min 0.0052437815
    Evaporation - annual mean 183.05302 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 25210.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 239.60054 mm
    Evaporation - month min 141.62695 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.357704 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.307705 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.786095 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.72596 %
    Humidity - month min relative 49.776943 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 49.776943 %
    Precipitation - annual 1298.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1400.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 108.74827 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 13.02275
    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 0.5038541
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.9787065
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 392.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 296.73053 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 82.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 936.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.6375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.336666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.3 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.95 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.69
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.28 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.1 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 94.5115 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 20.679167 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1411.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 6.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 107.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 395.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 320.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 920.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 279.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 203.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 169.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 248.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2024.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 372.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 302.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.5742822 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 65946.21 m
    Remoteness index 9.286582
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 11.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1853.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 42.0 %
    Runoff - average 7410.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 1.5015016 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) 97.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.72 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 70.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6625582 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.3639575 %
    Clay % 43.412792 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.3953488
    Water holding capacity 37000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.76517 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 219.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 15.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 2.0 m
    Elevation 3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.044357575 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.312093 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.09350942 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3774 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 28.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 69.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0202 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 59.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7154 NDVI