Occurrence record: Observations:81689971

Human observation of Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775) | Green Tree Ant recorded on 2021-05-27

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 81689971
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/81689971
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by Daniel Kurek
Identified date 2021-06-05T12:28:40Z
Collector Kurek, Daniel
Supplied as "Daniel Kurek"
Rights © Daniel Kurek some rights reserved
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Rights holder Daniel Kurek
Establishment means wild
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist research-grade observations
State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Identification verification status research
Date identified 2021-06-05T12:28:40Z
Identification ID 180617812

Event

Occurrence date 2021-05-27
Verbatim event date 2021/05/27 11:15 AM AEST
Date precision DAY
Event time 01:15:00Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Oecophylla smaragdina
Identified to rank species
Common name Green Tree Ant
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Oecophylla
Species Oecophylla smaragdina
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Fabricius, 1775)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -12.453895
Supplied as: "-12.4538945914"
Longitude 131.0521
Supplied as: "131.0520996418"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Howard Springs NT 0835, Australia
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
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Howard Springs
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Howard Springs
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Howard Springs
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Howard Springs
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Howard Springs
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FINNISS RIVER
    River Regions FINNISS RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bonaparte Coast
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 Litchfield (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Litchfield - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 92
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2309
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER DARWIN
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HOWARD SPRINGS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HOWARD SPRINGS - GUNN POINT
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Localities (2018) HOWARD SPRINGS
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) NELSON
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NELSON
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) NORTH WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Litchfield (M) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Money Shoal Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czu
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Urban and built-up
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Melaleuca Forests and Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Melaleuca open forests and woodlands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4378
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.42
    Endemism 0.023169111
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.025928633
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 27951.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.624455 index
    Species Richness 1646.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7627947
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 150.1 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 135.11333 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.43928716
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.269371
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.414165 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.234167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.720001 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.7888785
    Aridity index - month max 2.2875094
    Aridity index - month min 0.0055416264
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.29964 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 32279.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 233.90474 mm
    Evaporation - month min 140.95244 mm
    Evaporation - variability 8.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.17 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 78.040115 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 65.49957 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.614586 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 78.658516 %
    Humidity - month min relative 56.601433 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.601433 %
    Precipitation - annual 1570.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1740.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 130.67493 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 9.937833
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.5282555
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8888889
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 466.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 385.57617 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 109.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1163.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.896667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 22.0925 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 19.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 17.54 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 33.7 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.58
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.41 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 140.03453 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1542.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 104.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 410.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 386.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 999.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 169.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 102.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1676.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 344.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 291.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 281.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.1252996 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.06 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 19564.717 m
    Remoteness index 3.22
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 10.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1429.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 64.0 %
    Runoff - average 12720.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.39215687 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 120.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.57 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 26.0 %
    Bulk density 1.358469 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.33981565 %
    Clay % 30.46124 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 146.15385 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.53
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 3.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.3 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.73161 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 318.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 17.0 m
    Elevation 10.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2687237 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.775082 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2815953 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2693 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 54.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0088 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 70.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4992 NDVI