Lamto reserve (forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Lamto reserve (forest)

Reference: M. Kone, S. Konate, K. Yeo, P. K. Kouassi, and K. E. Linsenmair. 2010. Diversity and abundance of terrestrial ants along a gradient of land use intensification in a transitional forest-savannah zone of Côte d'Ivoire. Journal of Applied Biosciences 29:1809-1827 [ER 504]
Country: Ivory Coast

Coordinate: 6° 13' N, 5° 2' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.6
MAP: 1053.0
Habitat comments: general environment is "forest-savannah transitional zone"; sites are in "The Lamto forest (strictly protected)... All forms of human impact have been excluded from this land use type for more than 40 years"
Life forms: ants
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: line transect, sieves, Winkler apparatus, pitfall traps, hand capture
Sample size: 506
Years: 2005
Seasons: wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 30
Sampling comments: 3 sites each with a 200 m transect including 15 soil samples spaced 12 m apart, with a combination of pitfall traps, extraction using a mini-Winkler apparatus, hand sampling of sieved soil samples, and general hand sampling
"The study was carried out... during the long rainy season (April to October 2005)"
Sample: 872
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-22 20:36:34
Modified: 2018-06-30 20:20:19
Abundance distribution
75 species
24 singletons
total count 506
extrapolated richness: 115.8
Fisher's α: 24.339
geometric series k: 0.9535
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9663
Shannon's H: 3.7170
Good's u: 0.9527
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Anochetus katonae19
Anochetus sp. 22
Asphinctopone sp. 13
Hypoponera inaudax18
Hypoponera sp. 52
Hypoponera sp. 62
Leptogenys ferrarii1
Leptogenys sp. 11
Leptogenys conradti1
Loboponera basalis1
Odontomachus troglodytes3
Pachycondyla tarsata20
Pachycondyla soror15
Pachycondyla brunoi10
Pachycondyla caffraria10
Plectroctena lygaria1
Psalidomyrmex foveolatus2
Platythyrea conradti1
Pyramica minkara1
Pyramica maynei2
Pyramica tigrilla3
Pyramica sp. 12
Pyramica marginata2
Pyramica hensekta1
Pyramica laticeps1
Strumigenys petiolata3
Strumigenys rufobrunea13
Strumigenys nimbrata4
Cataulacus guineensis2
Calyptomyrmex kaurus27
Monomorium invidium8
Monomorium pharaonis8
Monomorium egens2
Monomorium sp. 122
Oligomyrmex thoracicus34
Oligomyrmex silvestrii14
Paedalgus saritus7
Tetramorium intonsum3
Tetramorium sp. 15
Tetramorium zambezium29
Tetramorium minimum11
Tetramorium amentete7
Tetramorium distinctum20
Tetramorium sp. 31
Tetramorium flavithorax10
Pheidole sp. 11
Pheidole sp. 25
Pheidole buchholzi26
Pheidole sp. 33
Pheidole sp. 431
Pheidole sp. 51
Crematogaster striatula7
Crematogaster sp. 21
Crematogaster africana25
Crematogaster rugosa1
Cardiocondyla emeryi2
Pristomyrmex orbiceps1
Lepisiota cacozela4
Paratrechina weissi3
Plagiolepis mediorufa1
Oecophylla longinoda5
Camponotus maculatus6
Polyrhachis phidias1
Aenictus decolor1
Dorylus (Anomma) nigricans terrificus1
Dorylus (Thyphlopone) fulvus dentifrons1
Dorylus (Dorylus) bequaerti1
Tapinoma lugubre4
Technomyrmex andrei8
Cerapachys foreli1
Cerapachys nitidulus4
Cerapachys lamborni3
Cerapachys sp. 12
Discothyrea mixta1
Probolomyrmex guineensis1