Ginseng Camp (winkler bag)
Basic information
Sample name: Ginseng Camp (winkler bag)
Sample aka: Maliau Basin Conservation Area

Reference: S. Sukimin, M. Mohamed, and H. Aris. 2010. Ant diversity of Maliau Basin Conservation Area, Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation 6:89-101 [ER 2128]
Geography
Country: Malaysia
State: Sabah

Coordinate: 4° 50' N, 116° 54' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "Three study sites were selected as sampling sites: (1) Around Ginseng Camp (582 700 m a.s.l.), (2) Along the trail of Ginseng Camp to Maliau Waterfall (GCMW; 256 780 m a.s.l.) and (3) Along the trail of Ginseng Camp to Agathis Camp (GCAC; 460 700 m a.s.l.)" (not clear which of these sites is relevant)
coordinate based on Maliau Basin
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: leaf litter
Habitat comments: none given
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sampling methods: no design, Winkler apparatus
Sample size: 2992
Sampling comments: "Winkler Bag in 100 m length" (apparently meaning along the same transect use for pitfall trapping); "All leaf litter in the 5cm topsoil layer, which can be easily scraped from the more compact soil (in one subplot 1m x 1m) was sieved (1cm x 1cm size)"
Metadata
Sample: 2114
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-19 09:37:46
Modified: 2016-06-19 09:52:57
Abundance distribution
62 species
8 singletons
total count 2992
Fisher's α: 11.064
geometric series k: 0.8948
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8730
Shannon's H: 2.7749
Good's u: 0.9973
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