Biyem‐Assi‐superette
Basic information
Sample name: Biyem‐Assi‐superette

Reference: P. S. Mbenoun Masse, M. Tindo, M. Kenne, Z. Tadu, R. Mony, and C. Djiéto-Lordon. 2017. Impact of the invasive ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Formicidae: Myrmicinae) on local ant diversity in southern Cameroon. African Journal of Ecology 55(4):423-432 [ER 3252]
Geography
Country: Cameroon

Coordinate: 3° 51' N, 11° 27' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a quarter of Yaoundé"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: an "urban area"
Methods
Life forms: ants
Focal species: Wasmannia auropunctata
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, hand capture
Sample size: 38223
Years: 2007 - 2010
Days: 216
Sampling comments: "Field study was conducted between August 2007 and July 2010" using "baiting" and "visual catch in quadrat or quadrat sampling" but not pitfall trapping
"we set eight parallel transect lines of 150 m long" with sampling points "spaced 5 m apart" and six "sampling events were conducted each month"
this apparently means there were 36 months x 6 days = 216 sampling days
the quadrats on four of the transects were "1 m square" and the bait stations on four of the transects contained "a mixture of honey 30%, tuna 50% and soya oil 20%... placed on the ground on a square plastic (20 cm x 20 cm)"
Metadata
Sample: 3589
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-01-11 13:48:54
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:13:02
Abundance distribution
28 species
0 singletons
total count 38223
Fisher's α: 2.958
geometric series k: 0.7096
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6552
Shannon's H: 1.5668
Good's u: 1.0000
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