Perth garden (control 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Perth garden (control 1)

Reference: J. E. May and B. E. Heterick. 2000. Effects of the coastal brown ant Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius), on the ant fauna of the Perth Metropolitan region, Western Australia. Pacific Conservation Biology 6(1):81-85 [ER 478]
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 31° 57' 8" S, 115° 51' 32" E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Twelve gardens... in Perth's southern suburbs" (coordinate based on Perth)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.6
CMT: 13.2
MAP: 761.0
Habitat comments: climate based on station 94610 (Perth Airport)
Life forms: ants
Sites: 12
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 202
Years: 1998
Days: 7
Nets or traps: 120
Net or trap nights: 840
Sampling comments: "Ten traps were placed in each garden... traps were inserted on 8, 9 or 10 April and collected on 15, 16 or 17 April"
Sample: 840
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 10:01:31
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:26:58
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 202
extrapolated richness: 12.4
Fisher's α: 2.497
geometric series k: 0.6619
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8232
Shannon's H: 1.9632
Good's u: 0.9951
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.