Occurrence record: School of Ants - SoA 5663

PreservedSpecimen of Melophorus rufoniger recorded on 2019-12-05

Dataset

Data resource School of Ants
Catalogue Number SoA 5663
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Tamworth High School, Dr Kathryn Lambert
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Food Bait - GREEN
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 2019-12-05
Sampling protocol Food Bait - GREEN
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 5/12/2019

Taxonomy

Scientific name Melophorus rufoniger
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Melophorus
Species Melophorus rufoniger
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
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Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "NSW"
Local government area Tamworth Regional (A)
Locality Tamworth
Latitude -31.1065
Longitude 150.916667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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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
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW17
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units New England Fold Belt (GS37)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) New England Fold Belt MDB (GS37)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW14
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Namoi
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS21
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Namoi
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys NAMOI
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones slopes
    NRM Regions 2010 Namoi
    NRM Regions 2014 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North West NSW
    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) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NSW
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions Nandewar
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Peel
    IBRA 7 Regions Nandewar
    IBRA 7 Subregions Peel
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (hot summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
    River Regions NAMOI RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    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 New England
    Local Government Areas 2011 Tamworth Regional (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Tamworth Regional - Pt A
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TAMWORTH REGIONAL COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bigambul, Githabul, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kwiambul, Ngarabal
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Gomeroi/Kamilaroi
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Gomeroi/Kamilaroi
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North West
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6017
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH - EAST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH - GUNNEDAH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NEW ENGLAND AND NORTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) NEW ENGLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAMWORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAMWORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) SOUTH TAMWORTH
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 20,000 TO 49,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) TAMWORTH
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TAMWORTH
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) TAMWORTH
    Statistical Local Areas Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt A
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Dspn
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Cunningham Slopes
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Built-up
    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 Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3910963.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.019912 t/ha
    Potassium 0.084739 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7467
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.8734
    Endemism 0.009014686
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01232656
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 5462.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4517093 index
    Species Richness 841.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.34762788
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 64.1 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 50.755833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 29.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3026826
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30020472
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.925 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.968333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.920013 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.4129169
    Aridity index - month max 0.7500701
    Aridity index - month min 0.25227562
    Evaporation - annual mean 153.41042 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15121.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 261.31934 mm
    Evaporation - month min 58.661182 mm
    Evaporation - variability 19.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.24 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 76.93608 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.674534 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.43906 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 71.164024 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.840736 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.840736 %
    Precipitation - annual 652.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 668.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 55.26354 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.5673896
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 138.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 40.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 127.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.277548
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2754293
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 219.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 86.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 231.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 30.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.654167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 9.403334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.091888 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 2.34 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.06 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.88
    Temperature - warmest month min 16.33 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 141.67497 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 682.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 126.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 38.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 126.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 33.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 245.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 104.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 245.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 166.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 284.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 22.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5214.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 306.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 231.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 231.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.022360679 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.87171 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 98400.55 m
    Remoteness index 1.67
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 68.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 237.0 %
    Runoff - average 213.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 87.4 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 56.808113
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 45.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.63 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.4060221 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.056058 %
    Clay % 48.417126 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 14.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.41
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.63
    Nutrient status 1.95 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.956906
    Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 67.50631
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.25939 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 243.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 231.20833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 399.0 m
    Elevation 381.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.9555873 degrees
    Topographic relief 8.462158 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.618309 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2952 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 45.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 49.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4523 NDVI