Territory Wildlife Park (ground)
Basic information
Sample name: Territory Wildlife Park (ground)

Reference: A. N. Andersen, L. T. van Ingen, and R. I. Campos. 2007. Contrasting rainforest and savanna ant faunas in monsoonal northern Australia: a rainforest patch in a tropical savanna landscape. Australian Journal of Zoology 55:363-369 [ER 530]
Country: Australia
State: Northern Territory

Coordinate: 12° 42' S, 130° 59' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "40 km south-west of Darwin"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.6
MAP: 1700.0
Habitat comments: "wet monsoon rainforest"
"virtually all" rainfall is from November to April; MAT is the average of daily min/max 23.2/31.9
Life forms: ants
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2268
Years: 2007
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 75
Net or trap nights: 300
Sampling comments: "five locations, separated by at least 50 m. At each location, 15 4-cm-diameter plastic containers... were dug into the ground in a 5 3 grid with 5-m spacing, and operated for a 4-day period
Sample: 903
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-05-03 21:03:30
Modified: 2014-05-03 21:03:30
Abundance distribution
24 species
8 singletons
total count 2268
extrapolated richness: 36.9
Fisher's α: 3.745
geometric series k: 0.7449
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7077
Shannon's H: 1.4700
Good's u: 0.9965
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.