Occurrence record: 533

HumanObservation of Tachyglossus aculeatus | Short-beaked Echidna recorded on 1993-01-15

Dataset

Data resource Species at 290 Leppitt Road, Upper Beaconsfield
Occurrence ID 533
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "still image"
Identified by Laura Levens
Collector Levens, L. Laura
Supplied as "Laura Levens"
Identification qualifier certain
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Occurrence remarks no formal count
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Occurrence date 1993-01-15
Supplied date "15-01-1993"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tachyglossus aculeatus
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 Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Supplied as: "Vic"
Locality Cardinia (S)
Locality sclerophyl woodland
Latitude -38.022
Supplied as: "145.4413"
Longitude 145.4413
Supplied as: "-38.022"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 5790.5 E
Verbatim latitude 363 S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    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 - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Rural residential
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Highlands - Southern Fall
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Highlands-Southern Fall
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    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 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BUNYIP RIVER
    River Regions BUNYIP RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries La Trobe
    Local Government Areas 2011 Cardinia (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Cardinia - North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CARDINIA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 11
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 781
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER MELBOURNE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EMERALD - COCKATOO
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) CARDINIA
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - SOUTH EAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LA TROBE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LA TROBE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CARDINIA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CARDINIA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) BEACONSFIELD UPPER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GEMBROOK
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) RANGES WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Cardinia (S) - North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dg241
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Victorian Uplands
    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) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    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 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8062
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2403
    Endemism 0.019069225
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.019725643
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 27989.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.3142977 index
    Species Richness 2167.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.83856386
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 45.09 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 67.48917 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 44.57 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.216298
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2151565
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.453333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.514167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.72998 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.10639
    Aridity index - month max 2.3100414
    Aridity index - month min 0.30954838
    Evaporation - annual mean 99.11711 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17736.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 187.36975 mm
    Evaporation - month min 33.357056 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 84.49023 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.9063 %
    Humidity - month max relative 92.34002 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.27109 %
    Humidity - month min relative 65.65549 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 65.65549 %
    Precipitation - annual 939.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 904.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 77.97118 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.16492127
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 256.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 58.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 165.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.197025
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.19616495
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 170.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 97.05618 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 270.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 18.515 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.13 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.380981 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.05 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.26
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.38 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 242.73781 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 973.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 267.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 171.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 19.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 171.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 100.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 294.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 138.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 207.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 48.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 91.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 100.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 185.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3626.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 255.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 185.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.19 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) 20475.994 m
    Remoteness index 0.23015536
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 4257.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 28.0 %
    Runoff - average 1928.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 57.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.6 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.651414 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.1610994 %
    Clay % 41.427113 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 16.666666 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.78
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.329446
    Water holding capacity 32000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.88981 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 159.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 197.70833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 108.0 m
    Elevation 135.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.7150784 degrees
    Topographic relief 25.12845 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.953357 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4942 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 89.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 5.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 20.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 75.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.059 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 5.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 78.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 15.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7821 NDVI