Occurrence record: Observations:62632816

Human observation of Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775) | Green Tree Ant recorded on 2020-10-15

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 62632816
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/62632816
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by Natasha
Identified date 2020-10-15T13:29:19Z
Collector Bonney, J. Orlando
Supplied as "Orlando J. Bonney"
Sex female
Life stage adult
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Rights holder Orlando J. Bonney
Establishment means wild
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Identification verification status research
Date identified 2020-10-15T13:29:19Z
Identification ID 136559912

Event

Occurrence date 2020-10-15
Supplied date "2020-10-15T20:58:00+10:00"
Verbatim event date 2020/10/15 8:58 PM AEST
Date precision DAY
Event time 10:58:00Z

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 Queensland
Latitude -12.634167
Supplied as: "-12.6341666795"
Longitude 141.883793
Supplied as: "141.8837930455"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Weipa QLD 4874, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 4.0
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
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow greater than 9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Mining and waste
    NRM Regions 2010 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2014 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2015 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 Cape York
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Cape York
    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) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Cape York
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Weipa Plateau
    IBRA 7 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Subregions Weipa Plateau
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Cape York Peninsula 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) Equatorial: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Equatorial
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture (tropical and subtropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 EMBLEY RIVER
    River Regions EMBLEY RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Comalco ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Weipa (T)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Weipa
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEIPA TOWN
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 307
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1943
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEIPA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MAPOON - NAPRANUM - WEIPA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WEIPA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAPE YORK
    PSMA Localities (2018) ROCKY POINT
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote 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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) WEIPA
    Statistical Local Areas Weipa (T)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czl
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Weipa Plateau
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Other native 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 Leasehold
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3087449.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4435
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7288
    Endemism 0.025748938
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.029570365
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 27239.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.607014 index
    Species Richness 1532.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.0308682
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 124.89 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 155.865 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 1.67 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.15953691
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -5.202372
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.27667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.5075 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 16.539978 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.000058
    Aridity index - month max 3.5797935
    Aridity index - month min 0.0114717465
    Evaporation - annual mean 168.97823 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 25471.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 228.34259 mm
    Evaporation - month min 118.44259 mm
    Evaporation - variability 7.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.38703 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 68.0658 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.94094 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.19867 %
    Humidity - month min relative 56.807663 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.807663 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1935.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 146.41667 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 10.564285
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.27824268
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.574627
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 489.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 459.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 137.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1425.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 16.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 31.683334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.314167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 16.240509 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 18.14 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.64 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 34.24 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.49
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 218.54626 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1835.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 116.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 846.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 484.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1299.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 267.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 153.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 189.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 100.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 65.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1362.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 342.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 282.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03162277 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.04 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 3234.5588 m
    Remoteness index 12.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 2463.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 23.0 %
    Runoff - average 20808.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.8695 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 235.94829 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 40.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.6 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3681386 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 455.29132 %
    Clay % 29.859308 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 6.96925 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 328.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 14.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 3.0 m
    Elevation 5.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.07333321 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.960596 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.1150011 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5568 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 30.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0015 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 52.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6467 NDVI