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Occurrence record: Entomology:32-005082

PreservedSpecimen of Melophorus recorded on 1998-10-14

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Terrestrial Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Entomology"
Catalogue Number 32-005082
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:236257
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Entomology:32-005082
Basis of record Preserved specimen
License CC-BY
Dataset name Sandy Desert
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1998-10-14
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:105881

Taxonomy

Scientific name Melophorus
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Hymenoptera
Family Formicidae
Genus Melophorus
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 South Australia
Local government area Unincorporated SA
Latitude -26.9747
Longitude 137.5214
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Miandana WH | Miandana WH.35.1km N
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 137 31 17 E
Verbatim latitude 26 58 29 S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Simpson Desert
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Simpson Desert
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Simpson Desert
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Simpson Desert
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Central Australian Freshwater
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2014 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2015 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 South Australian Arid Lands
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South Australian Arid Lands
    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 South Australian Arid Lands
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Lake Eyre Basin
    IBRA 6 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Dieri
    IBRA 7 Regions Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields
    IBRA 7 Subregions Dieri
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Simpson Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Hummock grassland (semi-arid/arid)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Lake Eyre Basin
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    River Regions DIAMANTINA-GEORGINA RIVERS
    Marine
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Australian States and Territories South Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Grey
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Wangkangurru/Yarluyandi Petroleum Conjunctive ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Unincorporated SA
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Unincorp. Far North
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 PASTORAL UNINCORPORATED AREA
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) The Wangkangurru/Yarluyandi Native Title Claim SCD2014/005
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 73
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 505
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF SA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) OUTBACK - NORTH AND EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) GREY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) GREY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) EYRE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LAKE EYRE - LAKE TORRENS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) PORT AUGUSTA
    PSMA Localities (2018) SIMPSON DESERT
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very 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 (SA)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) STUART
    PSMA States (2016) SOUTH AUSTRALIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (SA)
    Statistical Local Areas Unincorp. Far North
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qd
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Simpson Desert Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Hummock Grasslands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Hummock grasslands
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Hummock grasslands
    Vegetation types - present Hummock grasslands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1911830.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2676
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0028243111
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0028716144
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 347.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.564907 index
    Species Richness 143.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 2.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.046672616
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 111.06 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 12.204166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.12 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.57393974
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.7079277
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 32.0425 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.715 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 33.190002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.040233165
    Aridity index - month max 0.08388024
    Aridity index - month min 0.020389564
    Evaporation - annual mean 300.82217 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 3020.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 496.30588 mm
    Evaporation - month min 119.21759 mm
    Evaporation - variability 39.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 60.166637 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 45.50237 %
    Humidity - month max relative 79.971436 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 58.60801 %
    Humidity - month min relative 36.492496 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 36.492496 %
    Precipitation - annual 126.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 166.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 10.583333 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.6875
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 31.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6571429
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 50.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.5
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 69.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 27.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 28.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.520834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 14.473333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 36.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 33.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.42 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.98 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.19
    Temperature - warmest month min 22.88 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 39.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 30.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 212.07234 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 140.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 24.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 4.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 19.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 46.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 53.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 23.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 61.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 224.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 327.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 59.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 141.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 152.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 158.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6281.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 386.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 294.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.12369317 degrees
    Distance - to coast 5.586054 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12369317 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.594138 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 836245.0 m
    Remoteness index 17.32791
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 4.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 281.0 %
    Runoff - average 47.0 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 8.3227625
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 85.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.39 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 28.0 %
    Bulk density 1.1884782 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.011027873 %
    Clay % 4.2608695 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 157.14285 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.06
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.1
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.3 m
    Soil pedality 1.4391304
    Water holding capacity 36000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 7.5492215
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.91666 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 277.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 20.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 9.0 m
    Elevation 5.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.24088004 degrees
    Topographic relief 9.687243 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.5579684 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1361 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 14.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 3.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0026 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 14.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.19 NDVI