West Canungra Creek
Basic information
Sample name: West Canungra Creek
Sample aka: Lamington National Park

Reference: K. M. Stanton, C. S. Fellows, R. L. Kitching, A. Nakamura, C. J. Burwell, and R. J. Raven. 2011. Limited surrogacy between predatory arthropods along an altitudinal gradient in subtropical rainforest. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 55(2):291-302 [ER 133]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 28° 12' 30" S, 153° 8' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is the midpoint of ranges stated in the text
sites were at 300, 500, 700, 900, and 1100 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "continuous rainforest" variously dominated by vine and fern
Methods
Life forms: spiders, ants, beetles
Sites: 20
Site area: 0.800
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 4260
Years: 2006, 2007
Days: 9
Nets or traps: 180
Net or trap nights: 1620
Sampling comments: there were "four replicated plots" at each of the five altitudinal levels, each 20 x 20 m, with "nine pitfall traps in a 5 x 5 crossed area" in each plot; traps "were left open for nine days" at various times in October 2006 and February 2007
WARNING: there are multiple species within many of the genera and families
Metadata
Sample: 306
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-11 10:40:03
Modified: 2015-10-03 20:10:18
Abundance distribution
75 species
18 singletons
total count 4260
Fisher's α: 12.930
geometric series k: 0.9048
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8141
Shannon's H: 2.5156
Good's u: 0.9958
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