Sri Nan National Park (winter)
Basic information
Sample name: Sri Nan National Park (winter)

Reference: N. Chantarasawat, D. Sitthicharoenchai, C. Chaisuekul, and C. Lekprayoon. 2013. Comparison of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) diversity in dry dipterocarp and mixed-deciduous forests at Sri Nan National Park, Northern Thailand. Tropical Natural History 13(1):1-19 [ER 1154]
Geography
Country: Thailand
State: Nan

Coordinate: 18° 20' N, 100° 43' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Wiang Sa, Na Noi, and Na Muen Districts" in southern quarter of Nan Province (coordinate based on Na Noi District)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: leaf litter
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 1400.0
Habitat comments: "a mixed deciduous and a dry dipterocarp forests"
climate data are for Khun Sathan, Na Noi district and are from Möller et al. (2001, International Water Management Institute report)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 6
Site area: 0.018
Sampling methods: sieves, pitfall traps
Sample size: 819
Seasons: winter
Sampling comments: "for leaf litter and top soil collecting thirty 1 × 1 m quadrats were set up along each linear transect placed alternately on its left and right sides 10 m away from the line. Within each quadrat, the leaf litter and soil samples at 1 - 2 cm depth were collected. The soil was sieved through a 2-mm sifter for leaf litter sifting. Additionally, ten unbaited pitfall traps were placed 10 m away from each other and left for 24 hours"
Metadata
Sample: 1680
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-05 12:26:52
Modified: 2015-10-04 14:46:17
Abundance distribution
35 species
18 singletons
total count 819
Fisher's α: 7.428
geometric series k: 0.8561
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8662
Shannon's H: 2.3586
Good's u: 0.9780
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