Cerna Studnice Hill (pitfall traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Cerna Studnice Hill (pitfall traps)

Reference: A. Véle, J. Holusa, and J. Frouz. 2009. Sampling for ants in different-aged spruce forests: A comparison of methods. European Journal of Soil Biology 45:301-305 [ER 493]
Country: Czech Republic

Coordinate: 50° 42' 30" N, 15° 12' 32" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 620 to 760 m
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 7.0
MAP: 1000.0
Habitat comments: "the original beech woods were replaced by spruce monocultures so that now spruce is the predominant species in this rugged upland"
Life forms: ants
Sites: 25
Site area: 1.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2362
Years: 2005, 2006
Days: 84
Nets or traps: 150
Net or trap nights: 12600
Sampling comments: five 20 x 20 m plots at each of five sites with six traps placed at the margin of each plot, with a "canned tuna fish" bait "placed 30 cm from each pitfall trap"; "Pitfall traps were deployed at each site for 2 weeks in June, July, and August in both years" (apparently meaning for six weeks in each of three years)
Sample: 858
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-20 17:40:18
Modified: 2020-01-03 12:03:31
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 2362
extrapolated richness: 13.5
Fisher's α: 1.493
geometric series k: 0.5073
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6997
Shannon's H: 1.3848
Good's u: 0.9992
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.