Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Tectocoris diophthalmus | Cotton Harlequin Bug recorded on 2018-05-09


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Basis of record Human observation
Observer Chookman
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Record number questagame-165662
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
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License CC-BY-NC
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2018-05-09
Supplied date "2018-05-09T00:10:00+1000"
Date precision Day


Scientific name Tectocoris diophthalmus
Supplied scientific name "Tectocoris diophthalmus (Thunberg, 1783)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Cotton Harlequin Bug
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hemiptera
Family Scutelleridae
Genus Tectocoris
Species Tectocoris diophthalmus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name ID 4785054


Country Australia
State / Province Queensland
Latitude -28.1
Longitude 153.5
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID c70628d1-e524-482a-ad54-03d36ad58108
    Data Resource Questagame weekly feed
    Raw Scientific Name Tectocoris diophthalmus (Thunberg, 1783)
    Coordinates -28.1,153.5
    Collector [Chookman]
    Related records
    Record UUID 5cb6e6d2-2a20-45c4-9157-adfccdc6bbe2
    Data Resource Questagame weekly feed
    Raw Scientific Name Tectocoris diophthalmus (Thunberg, 1783)
    Coordinates -28.1,153.5
    Collector [Chookman]
    Comments Collectors were identical
    Occurrence was compared without date
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    NRM Regions Kangaroo Island
    NRM Regions 2014 Kangaroo Island
    NRM Regions 2015 Kangaroo Island
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5624
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6892
    Endemism 0.008353873
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009344122
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 37.23457 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.5731835 index
    Species Richness 7.45679 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2275.6392 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 5.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 3.092746 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -31.992992 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.7 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.45 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.209 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.63 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.78 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.869999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.57 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 16.346848 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.0664241 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.43048123 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 207.08333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 117.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.3986472 degrees
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 50.52381 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 105.38095 Day