Occurrence record: cPlatypus - cplatypus:87

Human observation of Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Shaw, 1799) | Platypus recorded on 2022-07-20
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Data resource cPlatypus
Catalog number cplatypus:87
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Stacey  
Supplied as "Stacey"
Identification qualifier Certain
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC 2.5 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks Platypus have been around that area for 30 years, next location/sightings is a about 100-200 meters both upstream and down stream. Still water before rapids. Sightings dawn and dusk.

Event

Occurrence date 2022-07-20
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Identified to rank species
Common name Platypus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Monotremata
Family Ornithorhynchidae
Genus Ornithorhynchus
Species Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1799)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "NSW"
Locality Terania creek around Izzards road
Latitude -28.647823
Supplied as: "-28.64782269711133"
Longitude 153.284586
Supplied as: "153.28458582982424"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal less than 3 and 3-9 months
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    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 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble mulched
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Richmond - Tweed, Scenic Rim
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Scenic Rim
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture (tropical and subtropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 RICHMOND RIVER
    River Regions RICHMOND RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Richmond
    Local Government Areas 2011 Lismore (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Lismore - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LISMORE CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 67
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2164
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) LISMORE REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND VALLEY - HINTERLAND
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND - TWEED
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PAGE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PAGE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LISMORE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LISMORE - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) THE CHANNON
    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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LISMORE
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Lismore (C) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Clarence-Moreton Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Joiw
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Toowoomba Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Other native forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Horticultural trees and shrubs
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.4148657E7 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.036371 t/ha
    Potassium 0.069582 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9582
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.7409
    Endemism 0.01189877
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0125937415
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Migratory species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 5172.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.13382 index
    Species Richness 982.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 28.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0220675
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 65.52 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 114.68583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.06 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4356765
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2891797
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.490833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.538334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 22.480011 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.0508667
    Aridity index - month max 1.7229729
    Aridity index - month min 0.36695084
    Evaporation - annual mean 125.459984 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 28316.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 188.26332 mm
    Evaporation - month min 70.41314 mm
    Evaporation - variability 4.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.7 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.27 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.7292 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 69.820625 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.55938 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.33505 %
    Humidity - month min relative 65.70671 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 65.70671 %
    Precipitation - annual 1449.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1457.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 125.28781 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.72047126
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 226.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 46.121407 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 148.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.46663404
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1380751
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 514.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 227.31442 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 54.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 578.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 26.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.559166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.940833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 21.67511 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 6.56 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.61 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.29
    Temperature - warmest month min 18.45 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 22.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 149.68924 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1546.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 241.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 43.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 182.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 43.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 554.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 222.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 618.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 76.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 110.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 151.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3669.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 237.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 236.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.284605 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.053851645 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 19642.338 m
    Remoteness index 1.5976946
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3087.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 71.0 %
    Runoff - average 12184.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 51.269997 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 10.8 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 160.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.05 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 55.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1401563 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 2.6142635 %
    Clay % 53.671875 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 130.76923 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.86
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.8 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.7398438
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.35247 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 153.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 321.91666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 43.0 m
    Elevation 128.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.027162 degrees
    Topographic relief 57.79141 m
    Topographic slope (%) 4.3192 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4934 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 80.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 67.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0402 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 77.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 19.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7737 NDVI