Occurrence record: Observations:61955776

HumanObservation of Acanthopleura gemmata recorded on 2020-03-11

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalogue Number 61955776
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/61955776
Basis of record Human observation
Observer Woods, J. Julia
Supplied as "Julia Woods"
User ID juliatwoods
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License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
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Rightsholder juliatwoods
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Occurrence remarks These photos were taken in March on Orpheus Island. The chiton in this photo is about 2 inches long, and the plate in the center of the shell consists of eight segments. All of the chitons I saw were positioned on top of rocks alongside other organisms.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification verification status research

Event

Record date 2020-03-11
Supplied date "2020-03-11T15:51:00-04:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2020/03/11 3:51 PM EDT
Event time 19:51Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Acanthopleura gemmata
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Polyplacophora
Order Chitonida
Family Chitonidae
Genus Acanthopleura
Species Acanthopleura gemmata
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Local government area Hinchinbrook (S)
Latitude -18.613567
Longitude 146.488995
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Palm Island QLD 4816, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

num identification agreements 3
num identification disagreements 1
references https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/61955776

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Orpheus Island
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Orpheus Island
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Orpheus Island
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Orpheus Island
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2014 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2015 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 Burdekin
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Burdekin
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Burdekin
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Herbert
    IBRA 7 Regions Wet Tropics
    IBRA 7 Subregions Herbert
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Queensland Tropical Rain Forests
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 HERBERT RIVER
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Herbert
    Local Government Areas 2011 Hinchinbrook (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Hinchinbrook
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 HINCHINBROOK SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 38
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 660
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) INGHAM REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) CHARTERS TOWERS - AYR - INGHAM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) TOWNSVILLE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) HERBERT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) HERBERT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) INGHAM - HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOWNSVILLE - MACKAY
    PSMA Localities (2018) PALM ISLAND
    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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) TOWNSVILLE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TOWNSVILLE
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Hinchinbrook (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Cairns Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cfwf
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Great Barrier Reef Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 South Reefs
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mangroves
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3607
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0792
    Endemism 0.042150363
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0611998
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4691
    Occurrence Density 119992.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.3639194 index
    Species Richness 766.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.86160827
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 128.28 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 161.01833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 31.67 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.27217582
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.6582549
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.519167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.875834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 14.190002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0074707
    Aridity index - month max 2.969693
    Aridity index - month min 0.19744702
    Evaporation - annual mean 154.82504 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 212.78865 mm
    Evaporation - month min 101.734856 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.55 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.51 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.58654 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.93807 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.4534 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.79662 %
    Humidity - month min relative 72.99749 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.99749 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 2058.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 155.60164 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 2.3716214
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 136.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 32.023666 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 117.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.25353682
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 88.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.9255717
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 1116.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 453.58044 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 129.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1189.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 27.734167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.710833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.895264 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 14.95 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 16.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.7 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.92
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 192.83392 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 2057.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 139.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 33.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 113.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 86.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 1024.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 445.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1221.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 241.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 200.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 93.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 207.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 53.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2886.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 315.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 21480.945 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 19.909502 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.033358 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 2.799999 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 25.8367 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09267254 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.76855814 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3050193 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 43.841698 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 146.15385 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.76
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 2.1 index
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 4.0
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.37045 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 131.91667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.7473496 degrees
    Topographic relief 118.0941 m
    Topographic slope (%) 6.899491 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2222 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 33.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0112 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.648 NDVI