El Cipres (fodder banks)
Basic information
Sample name: El Cipres (fodder banks)

Reference: M. Ramírez, J. Montoya-Lerma, and I. Armbrecht. 2009. Fodder banks: Does cyclic pruning influence soil ant richness (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)?. Avances en Investigacion Agropecuaria 13(3):47-66 [ER 526]
Geography
Country: Colombia

Coordinate: 4° 31' N, 76° 10' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: leaf litter
MAT: 18.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: originally premontane wet forest: "15 years ago it was a monoculture of tree tomato" and it is now mostly Trichanthera gigantea, a shrub used for fodder, plus several other planted fodder species and cash crop species
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: line transect, Winkler apparatus, hand capture
Sample size: 1730
Years: 2004, 2005
Days: 12
Sampling comments: one transect of unclear length with 20 sampling points each being sampled with a tuna bait on paper and a Winkler sack and with one sampling episode per month over 12 months
Metadata
Sample: 3584
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-01-03 12:41:04
Modified: 2020-01-03 12:41:04
Abundance distribution
53 species
16 singletons
total count 1730
standardised richness: 11.2
Fisher's α: 10.340
geometric series k: 0.8879
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8183
Shannon's H: 2.2502
Good's u: 0.9908
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