Occurrence record: Observations:57902718

HumanObservation of Oecophylla smaragdina | Green Tree Ant recorded on 2020-03-14

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalogue Number 57902718
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/57902718
Basis of record Human observation
Observer Mesaglio, T. Thomas
Supplied as "Thomas Mesaglio"
User ID thebeachcomber
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License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
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State conservation Northern Territory: (not listed)
Rightsholder thebeachcomber
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification verification status research

Event

Record date 2020-03-14
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2020/03/14

Taxonomy

Scientific name Oecophylla smaragdina
Taxon rank species
Common name Green Tree Ant
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Oecophylla
Species Oecophylla smaragdina
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 Northern Territory
Local government area West Arnhem (S)
Latitude -12.6702422677
Longitude 132.8324481851
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Jabiru NT 0886, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 30.0
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

num identification agreements 2
references https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/57902718

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Kakadu
    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 Urban intensive uses
    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 Pine Creek
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Regions Pine Creek
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pine Creek
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated 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 EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    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 West Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Jabiru
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Jabiru Township DCD2016/005
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 206
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 485
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALLIGATOR
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - JABIRU
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) JABIRU
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) JABIRU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 500 OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) JABIRU (L)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KAKADU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) - Jabiru
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek 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 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    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 Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7087
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7138
    Endemism 0.024278654
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.024927748
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 22289.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7009993 index
    Species Richness 1734.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.58597267
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 166.3 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 111.44417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.32850227
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.0266554
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 35.154167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.246666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.400024 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.69033873
    Aridity index - month max 2.184161
    Aridity index - month min 0.0053619305
    Evaporation - annual mean 182.23807 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 26827.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 237.9 mm
    Evaporation - month min 142.84662 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 78.39728 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.842735 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.32318 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 74.29109 %
    Humidity - month min relative 50.118317 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 50.118317 %
    Precipitation - annual 1366.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1458.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 114.34547 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.526974
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.46627432
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.1375505
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 385.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 319.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 89.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 991.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 10.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.6475 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.606667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.82 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.13 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.64
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.36 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 93.44309 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1469.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 394.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 337.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 981.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 279.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 177.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 118.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1877.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 370.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 300.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 285.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.5456189 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.060827624 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 55667.516 m
    Remoteness index 8.52
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 7.0 years
    Fire frequency 4.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1981.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 45.0 %
    Runoff - average 8016.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 85.323425 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 95.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 23.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3445455 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.2201207 %
    Clay % 12.909091 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.0636363
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.77411 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 46.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.083334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 24.0 m
    Elevation 23.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.28755966 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.790863 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2238945 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.272 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 55.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 46.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 54.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0142 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 51.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4459 NDVI