Panga Ecological Station (Area 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Panga Ecological Station (Area 1)

Reference: T. Andrade, G. D. V. Marques, and K. Del-Claro. 2007. Diversity of ground dwelling ants in cerrado: An analysis of temporal variations and distinctive physiognomies of vegetation (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 50(1):121-134 [ER 1157]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Minas Gerais

Coordinate: 19° 10' 0" S, 48° 23' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "The region is characterized by a tropical weather Aw, according to Köppen classification" and the site is in "campo cerrado... that consists of few trees and spread shrubs and great numbers of grasses"
climate data are for Panga Ecological Station and are from Torezan-Silingardi and de Oliveira (2004)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.022
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 5672
Years: 2005, 2006
Days: 30
Nets or traps: 40
Net or trap nights: 1200
Sampling comments: "The samplings were done every two months from April 2005 to February 2006. For each phytophysiognomy an area of 216 m2 was sampled. In each area 40 traps were prepared, arranged in eight lines containing 5 traps per line, with a distance of two meters both between line and trap, with a total of 720 pitfalls" and the traps were left "for 5 days in the fields"
Metadata
Sample: 1683
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-05 14:28:44
Modified: 2015-10-04 14:48:37
Abundance distribution
54 species
10 singletons
total count 5672
Fisher's α: 8.266
geometric series k: 0.8791
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9077
Shannon's H: 2.7803
Good's u: 0.9982
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