Occurrence record: cPlatypus - cplatypus:104

Human observation of Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Shaw, 1799) | Platypus recorded on 2021-11-03
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Data resource cPlatypus
Catalog number cplatypus:104
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Wheeler, Maggie  
Supplied as "Maggie Wheeler"
Identification qualifier Certain
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC 2.5 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks The burrow here was situated in a low lying bank, and we are worried that the platypus here may have drowned. They were present for very many years (maybe 30 years)

Event

Occurrence date 2021-11-03
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 Within a popular local swimming hole
Latitude -28.605623
Supplied as: "-28.60562291582374"
Longitude 153.402143
Supplied as: "153.40214252471927"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 15.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    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 No irrigation
    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 ploughed in
    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 Tall eucalypt forest (temperate)
    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 Byron (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Byron
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 7
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 574
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MULLUMBIMBY
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND VALLEY - COASTAL
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) RICHMOND - TWEED
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) RICHMOND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) RICHMOND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BYRON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BYRON
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) UPPER COOPERS CREEK
    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 Byron (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czbl
    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, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Rainforest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Other native forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    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 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9582
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.7409
    Endemism 0.013363674
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015009863
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 14980.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8528576 index
    Species Richness 1227.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 28.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.2649513
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 63.67 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 136.94833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 39.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.42049855
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.3725785
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.723333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.143333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.429993 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.3638463
    Aridity index - month max 2.117191
    Aridity index - month min 0.5059831
    Evaporation - annual mean 122.72665 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 29185.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 184.08977 mm
    Evaporation - month min 69.07156 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.75 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.29 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.1839 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 72.40703 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.48356 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.37516 %
    Humidity - month min relative 68.34547 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 68.34547 %
    Precipitation - annual 1971.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1736.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 157.48112 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.59102786
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 286.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 62.586308 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 178.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.45462856
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1954236
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 612.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 271.48883 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 62.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 684.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 26.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.793333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.478333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.6893 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.63 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.68 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.21
    Temperature - warmest month min 18.57 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 22.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 168.35713 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1778.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 290.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 218.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 40.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 610.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 244.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 688.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 191.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 83.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 143.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 150.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3482.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 281.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 231.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1581139 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.036055513 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 13077.691 m
    Remoteness index 1.9566628
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3209.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 70.0 %
    Runoff - average 17275.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 100.35 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 51.1496 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 1.5622703 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 3.566399 %
    Clay % 45.483784 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.91
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.55 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.5416217
    Water holding capacity 35000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.79204 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 240.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 520.7917 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 111.0 m
    Elevation 111.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 9.589636 degrees
    Topographic relief 75.37643 m
    Topographic slope (%) 7.36953 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5373 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 91.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 88.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0656 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 6.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 85.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 20.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8631 NDVI