Bowen Basin Site A
Basic information
Sample name: Bowen Basin Site A

Reference: A. N. Andersen and A. V. Spain. 1996. The ant fauna of the Bowen Basin, in the semi-arid tropics of central Queensland (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Australian Journal of Entomology 35:213-221 [ER 474]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 22° 21' S, 148° 47' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 600.0
Habitat comments: "semi-arid tropical" with a November to April rainy season and vegetation dominated by Eucalyptus populnea
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Site length: 15.000
Site width: 10.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 120
Years: 1993, 1994
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 16
Sampling comments: "pitfall trapping and baiting, supplemented by direct searches" with 8 pitfall traps spaced 5 m apart on two parallel transects separated by 10 m (i.e., 15 x 10 m) plus a 5 x 2 baiting grid (only the pitfall data are reported); sampling was on one day in each of two years
Metadata
Sample: 836
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-18 20:31:25
Modified: 2014-04-23 13:18:57
Abundance distribution
19 species
5 singletons
total count 120
Fisher's α: 6.355
geometric series k: 0.8136
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8315
Shannon's H: 2.2513
Good's u: 0.9592
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