Sachamate
Basic information
Sample name: Sachamate

Reference: S. Escobar-Ramírez, S. Duque, N. Henao, A. Hurtado-Giraldo, and I. Armbrecht. 2012. Removal of nonmyrmecochorous seeds by ants: role of ants in cattle grasslands. Psyche 2012(951029):1-8 [ER 2121]
Geography
Country: Colombia

Coordinate: 3° 17' 27" N, 76° 33' 28" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.0
MAP: 1250.0
Habitat comments: "Over a century ago, dry tropical forest dominated the region... but at present only 2.7% of the original forest remains, the remainder having been replaced with great expanses of sugarcane fields and cattle farms" and sampling was in open pastures
MAP 1000 to 1500 mm
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, other traps
Sample size: 336
Years: 2009
Days: 1
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 10
Trap spacing: 0.020
Sampling comments: "Fieldwork was carried out between September and October 2009... a lineal transect of 190 m with 10 sampling units (SUs), separated 20 m from one another, was established. Each SU consisted of a circle of white paper 12cm in diameter with 5g of tuna in oil and approximately 0.5 mL of honey. These were left on the ground for a period of 2 hours"
Metadata
Sample: 2099
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-16 12:37:11
Modified: 2016-06-16 12:37:11
Abundance distribution
9 species
2 singletons
total count 336
Fisher's α: 1.701
geometric series k: 0.5116
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5421
Shannon's H: 1.1159
Good's u: 0.9940
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