Satara area (large pitfall traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Satara area (large pitfall traps)
Sample aka: Kruger National Park

Reference: C. L. Parr and S. L. Chown. 2001. Inventory and bioindicator sampling: Testing pitfall and Winkler methods with ants in a South African savanna. Journal of Insect Conservation 5:27-36 [ER 535]
Country: South Africa

Coordinate: -24.40° S, 31.77° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on February and Higgins (2010)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.8
CMT: 16.0
MAP: 550.0
Habitat comments: "Sweet Lowveld Bushveld" (savanna) and specifically "moribund grass, bushes and trees"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on February and Higgins (2010, South African Journal of Botany)
Life forms: ants
Sites: 3
Site length: 30.000
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 665
Days: 3
Nets or traps: 15
Net or trap nights: 45
Sampling comments: 15 pitfall traps set 5 m apart along three transects and left open for three days
Sample: 910
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-05-04 19:55:43
Modified: 2014-05-04 19:55:43
Abundance distribution
20 species
6 singletons
total count 665
extrapolated richness: 29.4
Fisher's α: 3.885
geometric series k: 0.7233
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4844
Shannon's H: 1.2483
Good's u: 0.9910
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.