Occurrence record: School of Ants - SoA 5648

PreservedSpecimen of Pheidole megacephala | Coastal Brown Ant recorded on 2018-11-29

Dataset

Data resource School of Ants
Catalogue Number SoA 5648
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Harrington Public School
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Hand collected
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 2018-11-29
Sampling protocol Hand collected
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 29/11/2018

Taxonomy

Scientific name Pheidole megacephala
Supplied scientific name "Pheidole megacephala"
Taxon rank species
Common name Coastal Brown Ant
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Pheidole
Species Pheidole megacephala
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Supplied as: "NSW"
Local government area Greater Taree (C)
Locality Harrington
Latitude -31.870389
Longitude 152.6885
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant Equal 4 and 6
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Hunter
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No practices reported
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Hunter
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Macleay Hastings
    IBRA 7 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Macleay Hastings
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential 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
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 MANNING RIVER
    River Regions MANNING 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 Lyne
    Local Government Areas 2011 Greater Taree (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Greater Taree
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MID-COAST COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Hunter
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 37
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3327
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAREE REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAREE - GLOUCESTER
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MID NORTH COAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYNE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYNE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAREE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAREE - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) HARRINGTON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1,000 TO 4,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PORT MACQUARIE
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) HARRINGTON
    Statistical Local Areas Greater Taree (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Macleay-Barrington Fall
    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 Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sedgelands, rushs or reeds
    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 8673855.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7923
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.9511
    Endemism 0.010549183
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.013924564
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 36948.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4667945 index
    Species Richness 1560.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0418175
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 57.202778 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 104.55838 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 39.571667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5201665
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.91860235
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.466944 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.035417 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.71225 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 25380.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Precipitation - annual 1393.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1328.125 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 227.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 171.125 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 39.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.77393675
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 427.375 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 45.125 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 486.875 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 31.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.8125 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.025 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.625 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.75 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.1875 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.2125 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.4975 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2475
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.387499 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.45 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.6875 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 310.63437 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1385.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 304.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 57.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 201.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 34.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 398.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 186.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 494.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 180.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 69.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3576.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 210.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1002.7833 m
    Remoteness index 2.087214
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2389.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 87.0 %
    Runoff - average 3377.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 147.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3920548 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 5.767123 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.84125
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.9280822
    Water holding capacity 92000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.80822 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 252.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 41.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 5.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.16178595 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.098305 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5575557 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3609 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 88.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 29.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 12.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 59.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.068 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 5.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 76.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 16.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6082 NDVI