Occurrence record: Observations:107298548

Human observation of Tachyglossus aculeatus (Shaw, 1792) | Short-beaked Echidna recorded on 2022-02-23
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Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 107298548
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/107298548
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by David Cunningham
Identified date 2022-02-23T05:04:45Z
Collector Cunningham, David
Supplied as "David Cunningham"
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Rights holder David Cunningham
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Identification verification status research
Date identified 2022-02-23T05:04:45Z
Identification ID 238657457

Event

Occurrence date 2022-02-23
Supplied date "2022-02-23T11:02:00+11:00"
Verbatim event date 2022/02/23 11:02 AM AEDT
Date precision DAY
Event time 00:02:00Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tachyglossus aculeatus
Identified to rank species
Common name Short-beaked Echidna
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Monotremata
Family Tachyglossidae
Genus Tachyglossus
Species Tachyglossus aculeatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1792)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Australian Capital Territory
Latitude -35.17177
Supplied as: "-35.17177"
Longitude 149.159273
Supplied as: "149.1592733333"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gungahlin, ACT, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

captive wild

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    ACT TAMS Reserves MULLIGANS FLAT NATURE RESERVE
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Muligans Flat
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Mulligans Flat
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Mulligans Flat
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Mulligans Flat
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Mulligans Flat
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Mulligans Flat
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    GER Kosciuszko to Coast GER Kosciuszko to Coast
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia South-west Slopes of NSW IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    K2C Management Regions ACT
    Land use Plantations
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW1
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Australian Capital Territory (groundwater)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Australian Capital Territory (Groundwater) (GS52)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Australian Capital Territory (Groundwater) (GS52)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW1
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Australian Capital Territory (surface water)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS1
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Australian Capital Territory (Surface Water)
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MURRUMBIDGEE
    Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones upland
    NRM Regions 2010 ACT
    NRM Regions 2014 ACT
    NRM Regions 2015 ACT
    NRM Regions 2017 ACT
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) ACT
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble left intact
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 ACT
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Murrumbateman
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm 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 MURRUMBIDGEE RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Australian Capital Territory
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Australian Capital Territory
    Australian States and Territories Australian Capital Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Fraser
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated ACT
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Gungahlin-Hall - SSD Bal
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Ngambri, Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Ngarigu, Wulgalu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Ngambri, Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Ngarigu, Wolgalu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Wulgalu, Ngambri, Ngarigu
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Wolgalu, Ngambri, Ngarigu
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 64
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3162
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) GUNGAHLIN - EAST
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GUNGAHLIN
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FENNER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FENNER
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CANBERRA - NORTH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GUNGAHLIN
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) ACT
    PSMA Localities (2018) GUNGAHLIN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (ACT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOLONGLO
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) YERRABI
    PSMA States (2016) AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (ACT)
    Statistical Local Areas Gungahlin-Hall - SSD Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ssca
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Werriwa Tablelands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Tall Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Grasslands
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    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 2094150.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 4.6961
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.381
    Endemism 0.006597888
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.007745342
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6197
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 127742.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.797443 index
    Species Richness 1322.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.52630556
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 40.76 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 48.740833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 39.24 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1818045
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.18045335
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.013334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.019167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 27.899994 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6272342
    Aridity index - month max 1.3065938
    Aridity index - month min 0.23336442
    Evaporation - annual mean 122.90948 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14645.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 231.3985 mm
    Evaporation - month min 37.73227 mm
    Evaporation - variability 14.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.21 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.55327 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 67.757385 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.189964 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.8506 %
    Humidity - month min relative 56.40644 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 56.40644 %
    Precipitation - annual 699.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 636.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 55.057064 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.11941394
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 152.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 134.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1552261
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15426794
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 158.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 69.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 187.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 18.8375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 6.5516667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 25.998901 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.1 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 0.55 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 0.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.6 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.94 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.85
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.72 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 152.27145 km/day
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 0.0 °C
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 702.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 165.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 46.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 152.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 13.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 169.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 75.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 126.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 281.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -4.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 59.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 92.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5198.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 277.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 192.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.171836 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 59482.996 m
    Remoteness index 0.279346
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1284.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 106.0 %
    Runoff - average 217.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) -9955.846 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 76.014725
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 74.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5267218 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.4310731 %
    Clay % 32.30298 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 13.125 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.54
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.86
    Nutrient status 1.2 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.9245033
    Water holding capacity 41000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.80579 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 245.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 182.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 628.0 m
    Elevation 681.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.2666489 degrees
    Topographic relief 21.65491 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.076882 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2188 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 34.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 6.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 54.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0248 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 53.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5952 NDVI