Paraguaçu Paulista
Basic information
Sample name: Paraguaçu Paulista

Reference: D. R. de Souza, E. Stingel, L. C. de Almeida, M. A. Lazarini, C. B. Munhae, O. C. Bueno, C. R. Archangelo, and M. S. C. Morini. 2010. Field methods for the study of ants in sugarcane plantations in Southeastern Brazil. Scientia Agricola 67(6):651-657 [ER 1294]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: São Paulo

Coordinate: 22° 24' 46" S, 50° 34' 33" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.4
CMT: 15.9
MAP: 1548.0
Habitat comments: "six stands of sugarcane variety SP81-3250" (original environment not discussed, but this is well inland in an area with some remnant forest in a region with a pronounced dry season)
climate data based on station 83766
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 8147
Years: 2006 - 2008
Days: 7
Nets or traps: 108
Net or trap nights: 756
Sampling comments: "Ants were collected from May 2006 to August 2008, a period that corresponded to three sugarcane plantation-harvest cycles... six sampling points were defined in two sugarcane rows in the center of experimental plots" and "were 30 m apart... Six traps were set per experimental plot... and left in the field for seven days" (6 stands x 3 cycles x 6 traps x 7 days = 756 trap days)
Metadata
Sample: 1783
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-10-04 12:57:58
Modified: 2015-10-04 12:57:58
Abundance distribution
39 species
8 singletons
total count 8147
Fisher's α: 5.317
geometric series k: 0.8108
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7133
Shannon's H: 1.5196
Good's u: 0.9990
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