Basic information
Sample name: Devagiri

Reference: S. K. Thomas and P. Aswathi. 2012. Potential of rubber litter dwelling ants as biocontrol agent of home invading nuisance pest, Luprops tristis. Journal of Biopesticides 5(supplement):188-191 [ER 1159]
Country: India
State: Kerala

Coordinate: 11° 15' N, 75° 46' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "near by the Devagiri College campus, Calicut" (apparently meaning St. Joseph's College, Devagiri: coordinate based on Kozhikode)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.0
MAP: 1125.0
Habitat comments: in "rubber plantations"
"Annual temperature 2432 0C... average rainfall 7501500 mm/year" according to Venugopal et al. (2012)
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 394
Years: 2011
Days: 10
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 100
Sampling comments: sampling was "from May to July, 2011" with "A set of 10 pit fall traps... kept 20 meters apart from each other... Sampling was done for 12 hrs... Each experiment was replicated 10 times"
Sample: 1685
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-05 16:22:01
Modified: 2015-10-04 14:59:25
Abundance distribution
6 species
0 singletons
total count 394
Fisher's α: 1.004
geometric series k: 0.4152
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7241
Shannon's H: 1.4433
Good's u: 1.0000