Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Tachyglossus aculeatus | Short-beaked Echidna recorded on 2020-12-13

Dataset

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Data resource Earth Guardians Weekly Feed
Basis of record Human observation
Identified by David (Low)
Collector universalfreak | questagame.com
Record number questagame-407113
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
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Event

Occurrence date 2020-12-13
Supplied date "2020-12-13T13:42:00+1100"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tachyglossus aculeatus
Supplied scientific name "Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw 1792)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Short-beaked Echidna
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Monotremata
Family Tachyglossidae
Genus Tachyglossus
Species Tachyglossus aculeatus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
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Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name ID 2433378

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Australian Capital Territory
Locality Unincorporated ACT
Latitude -35.4
Longitude 149.0
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

category Mammals

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    ACT TAMS Reserves BULLEN RANGE NATURE RESERVE
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Bullen Range
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Bullen Range
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Bullen Range
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Bullen Range
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    GER Kosciuszko to Coast GER Kosciuszko to Coast
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Montane
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW1
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Australian Capital Territory (groundwater)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Australian Capital Territory (Groundwater) (GS52)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Australian Capital Territory (Groundwater) (GS52)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW1
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Australian Capital Territory (surface water)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS1
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Australian Capital Territory (Surface Water)
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MURRUMBIDGEE
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones montane
    NRM Regions 2010 ACT
    NRM Regions 2014 ACT
    NRM Regions 2015 ACT
    NRM Regions 2017 ACT
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) ACT
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 ACT
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Murrumbateman
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions MURRUMBIDGEE RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Australian Capital Territory
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Australian Capital Territory
    Australian States and Territories Australian Capital Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Canberra
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated ACT
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Remainder of ACT
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Ngambri, Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Ngarigu, Wulgalu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Ngambri, Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Ngarigu, Wolgalu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Wulgalu, Ngambri, Ngarigu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Wolgalu, Ngambri, Ngarigu
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 46
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ACT - SOUTH WEST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) URRIARRA - NAMADGI
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) CANBERRA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) BEAN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) STROMLO - NAMADGI
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) STROMLO - NAMADGI
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ACT
    PSMA Localities (2018) PADDYS RIVER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional 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 (ACT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BRINDABELLA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BRINDABELLA
    PSMA States (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (ACT)
    Statistical Local Areas Remainder of ACT
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Osa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Werriwa Tablelands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 2094150.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 4.6961
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.381
    Endemism 0.011469782
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016509075
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6197
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 614016.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.026204 index
    Species Richness 1971.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7188538
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 40.04 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 64.11667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 53.95 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.136908
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.13613886
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.7425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 6.9433336 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.099976 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.8381596
    Aridity index - month max 1.8695544
    Aridity index - month min 0.28217945
    Evaporation - annual mean 117.69363 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15137.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 229.7744 mm
    Evaporation - month min 33.87092 mm
    Evaporation - variability 17.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.9335 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 69.1019 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.450966 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.02603 %
    Humidity - month min relative 57.54778 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 57.54778 %
    Precipitation - annual 825.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 838.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 67.349724 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.084324524
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 211.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 59.74292 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 180.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1628337
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.16198628
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 204.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 80.61513 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 239.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 39.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 17.455833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 5.798333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.27536 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 27.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 0.12 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -0.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 5.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.59 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.79
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.67 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 11.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 150.24475 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 744.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 179.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 49.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 171.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 12.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 173.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 74.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 210.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -4.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 61.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 93.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5222.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 280.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 96.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.239395 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 59134.562 m
    Remoteness index 1.2660913
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 766.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 160.0 %
    Runoff - average 525.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -289.64642 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 74.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5332901 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.9733057 %
    Clay % 34.017357 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 51.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.7
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.7409327
    Water holding capacity 36000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.87615 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 68.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 348.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 759.0 m
    Elevation 764.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 6.130806 degrees
    Topographic relief 100.5097 m
    Topographic slope (%) 9.099333 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2498 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 61.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 7.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 25.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 68.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0619 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 55.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 7.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6514 NDVI