Occurrence record: Observations:40278362

HumanObservation of Oecophylla smaragdina | Green Tree Ant recorded on 2020-03-15

Dataset

Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalogue Number 40278362
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40278362
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 2020-03-15
Supplied date "2020-03-15T14:40:00+11:00"
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 2020/03/15 2:40 PM AEDT
Event time 03:40Z

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 -12.865575
Longitude 132.8158666667
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Kakadu NT 0822, Australia
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

num identification agreements 3
references https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/40278362

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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
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Arnhem Plateau IBA
    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 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) Remote 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 SOUTH ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions SOUTH 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 South Alligator
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    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) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) KAKADU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KAKADU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lshe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Pine Creek Ridges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Low Woodland
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Low Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a grassy understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Tropical eucalypt woodlands/grasslands

    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 0.02838219
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.029610496
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 20066.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.192838 index
    Species Richness 2053.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.56874746
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 165.8 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 108.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3441512
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.8893836
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.825 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 22.748333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.890015 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.68248695
    Aridity index - month max 2.1696432
    Aridity index - month min 0.00542867
    Evaporation - annual mean 179.74974 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 25409.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 235.50533 mm
    Evaporation - month min 140.65224 mm
    Evaporation - variability 9.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.45 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.15 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.93452 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.159622 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.3327 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 73.731964 %
    Humidity - month min relative 49.264294 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 49.264294 %
    Precipitation - annual 1315.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1415.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 111.685936 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 14.095755
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 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 0.49250144
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 113.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0241379
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 388.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 305.22525 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 86.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 951.0 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 33.268333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.0275 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 22.980164 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 16.02 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 17.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.59 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.77 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.68
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 94.62721 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1461.0 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 108.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 403.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 327.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 961.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 201.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 166.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 243.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 243.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1990.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 367.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 295.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 281.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.6742403 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 72422.74 m
    Remoteness index 11.038237
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 12.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1967.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 41.0 %
    Runoff - average 7267.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 161.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.46 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 6.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3445455 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.1851888 %
    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 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.0636363
    Water holding capacity 58000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.5118 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 287.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 192.41667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 49.0 m
    Elevation 189.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 14.474241 degrees
    Topographic relief 230.0176 m
    Topographic slope (%) 11.72393 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2911 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 45.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0038 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 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) 0.6806 NDVI