Occurrence record:

HumanObservation of Oecophylla smaragdina | Green Tree Ant recorded on 2018-12-28

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Data resource Earth Guardians Weekly Feed
Basis of record Human observation
Observer Lucy | questagame.com
Record number questagame-217949
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Occurrence status present
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Event

Record date 2018-12-28
Supplied date "2018-12-28T10:49:00+1100"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Oecophylla smaragdina
Supplied scientific name "Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius, 1775)"
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
Scientific name ID 1317388

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Local government area Mackay (R)
Latitude -21.3
Longitude 149.2
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

category Insects - Ants, Bees and Wasps

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Queensland Tropical Forests
    Land use Water
    NRM Regions 2010 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2014 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2015 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 Mackay Whitsunday
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Mackay Whitsunday
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Mackay Whitsunday
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Central Mackay Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Proserpine - Sarina Lowlands
    IBRA 7 Regions Central Mackay Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Proserpine-Sarina Lowlands
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Queensland Tropical Rain Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with cooler winter and with a growing season lasting at least six months
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: distinctly dry winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 PLANE CREEK
    River Regions PLANE CREEK
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Capricornia
    Local Government Areas 2011 Mackay (R)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Sarina
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MACKAY REGIONAL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 9
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 711
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SARINA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MACKAY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MACKAY - ISAAC - WHITSUNDAY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) CAPRICORNIA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) CAPRICORNIA
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SARINA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SARINA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TOWNSVILLE - MACKAY
    PSMA Localities (2018) ALLIGATOR CREEK
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer 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 (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MIRANI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MIRANI
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Mackay (R) - Sarina
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Fitzroy Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Townshend Ranges and Lowlands
    Vegetation
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Mangroves,tidal mudflats,samphires and bare areas,claypan,sand,rock,salt lakes,lagoons,lakes
    Vegetation types - present Mangroves

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3399502.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5489
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.8902
    Endemism 0.007687848
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.00807663
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 21.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 4400.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3552046 index
    Species Richness 536.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6989462
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 101.58 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 124.44583 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 14.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3283592
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.0321193
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.431667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.433334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.179993 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.79730177
    Aridity index - month max 2.1768348
    Aridity index - month min 0.14810482
    Evaporation - annual mean 160.92943 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 23666.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 219.59114 mm
    Evaporation - month min 97.31329 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.46 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.49 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.68729 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 74.381355 %
    Humidity - month max relative 85.099075 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.651344 %
    Humidity - month min relative 71.3235 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.3235 %
    Precipitation - annual 1565.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1549.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 131.2898 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 2.500308
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 115.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 24.460611 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 82.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.32694605
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 79.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.0453897
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 778.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 354.86957 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 89.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 827.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 19.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 26.934166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 17.7125 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 18.473297 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 11.41 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 18.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.51 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.21
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.58 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.4 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 26.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 269.67657 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1702.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 118.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 86.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 83.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 873.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 351.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 986.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 226.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 194.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 176.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 96.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 186.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3420.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 307.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 264.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 261.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.05099019 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5371.9023 m
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1390.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 89.0 %
    Runoff - average 10038.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 8.1 m
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 23.517563 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 5.7570953 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 73.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.34 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 75.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5125134 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.76980066 %
    Clay % 53.933155 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 12.222222 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.72
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.5 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.6898396
    Water holding capacity 34000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.57388 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 286.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 55.208332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 3.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.1883261 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.0310175 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4743 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) 0.0041 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 9.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7231 NDVI