Occurrence record: Observations:73803575

HumanObservation of Tachyglossus aculeatus | Short-beaked Echidna recorded on 2015-10-30

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection code Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 73803575
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73803575
Basis of record Human observation
Collector matthewlh
User ID matthewlh
Rights © matthewlhsome rights reserved
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Rightsholder matthewlh
Dataset name iNaturalist observations
Occurrence remarks Common use of a log as shelter/refuge.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification verification status research

Event

Occurrence date 2015-10-30
Supplied date "2015-10-30T10:15:00+11:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2015/10/30 10:15 AM AEDT
Event time 23:15Z

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tachyglossus aculeatus
Taxon rank species
Common name Short-beaked Echidna
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Monotremata
Family Tachyglossidae
Genus Tachyglossus
Species Tachyglossus aculeatus
Taxonomic issue 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
Locality Palerang (A)
Latitude -35.5128731397
Longitude 149.2860622538
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Urila NSW 2620, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 31.0
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

num identification agreements 3
References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/73803575

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
    Show/Hide 10 missing properties
    Show/Hide 47 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    ACT TAMS Reserves GOOGONG FORESHORE
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    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
    Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
    Land use Other minimal uses
    Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
    Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW11
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Lachlan Fold Belt (GS20)
    Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Lachlan Fold Belt MDB (GS20)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW9
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Australian Capital Territory (surface water)
    Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS15
    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 Murrumbidgee
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East NSW
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by cool burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by cool burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) Other cultivation
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Monaro
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Monaro
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    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 Eucalypt forest (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 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 Eden-Monaro
    Local Government Areas 2011 Palerang (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Palerang - Pt A
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 QUEANBEYAN-PALERANG REGIONAL COUNCIL
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Maljangapa, Ngiyampaa, Wailwan, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Muthi Muthi, Nari Nari, Nyeri Nyeri, Wadi Wadi, Walgalul, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
    Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Ngunnawal/Ngunawal, Wolgalu, Ngambri, Ngarigu
    NSW Local Land Services Regions South East
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 19
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2176
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEANBEYAN REGION
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEANBEYAN
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CAPITAL REGION
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) EDEN-MONARO
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) EDEN-MONARO
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SNOWY - MONARO
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SNOWY - MONARO
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SOUTH-EASTERN NSW
    PSMA Localities (2018) URILA
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional 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 (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
    Statistical Local Areas Palerang (A) - Pt A
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Osa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Tinderry-Gourock Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    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 shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3140907E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8992
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.3025
    Endemism 0.0058480673
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.007762633
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 17319.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9793816 index
    Species Richness 832.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.46773577
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.42 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 47.899166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.96 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1346468
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.13365689
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.470833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 6.7741666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 28.149994 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.58639246
    Aridity index - month max 1.1598382
    Aridity index - month min 0.2521651
    Evaporation - annual mean 121.06475 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 15742.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 224.10728 mm
    Evaporation - month min 37.11826 mm
    Evaporation - variability 15.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.19 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.28326 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 68.46981 %
    Humidity - month max relative 90.93151 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 79.8573 %
    Humidity - month min relative 58.41994 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 58.41994 %
    Precipitation - annual 643.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 616.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 52.914116 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.2530463
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 129.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 42.553276 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0781024
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 17.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.07760762
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 170.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 63.501602 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 184.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 18.454166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 5.3675 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 26.279083 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 28.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min -0.63 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) -1.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 6.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 7.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.31 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.78
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.52 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 17.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 148.7183 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 722.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 158.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 49.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 151.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 13.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 181.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 75.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 203.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 119.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 276.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min -10.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 53.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 131.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 61.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5047.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 116.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.9317188 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 45487.434 m
    Remoteness index 1.4728922
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1075.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 136.0 %
    Runoff - average 608.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 6.7 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 75.56465
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 52.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.62 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 21.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5548077 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.7286633 %
    Clay % 43.240383 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 45.555557 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.51
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.79
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.469231
    Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.14731 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 244.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 359.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 681.0 m
    Elevation 777.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.407413 degrees
    Topographic relief 106.3115 m
    Topographic slope (%) 7.732271 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1973 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 41.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 55.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 45.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0297 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 62.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5953 NDVI