Reservoir Canyon
Basic information
Sample name: Reservoir Canyon

Reference: T. A. Kennedy. 1998. Patterns of an invasion by Argentine ants (Linepithema humile) in a riparian corridor and its effects on ant diversity. American Midland Naturalist 140(2):343-350 [ER 477]
Geography
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 35° 16' 27" N, 120° 39' 47" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: 1 mile NE of San Luis Obispo (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive animals
WMT: 17.7
CMT: 10.7
MAP: 326.0
Habitat comments: riparian woodland dominated by Quercus, Toxicodendron, and Salix
climate based on station 72394 (Santa Maria)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 5
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 364
Years: 1994
Days: 2
Seasons: spring
Nets or traps: 87
Net or trap nights: 174
Sampling comments: five 120 to 200 m transects spaced 100 m apart with a total of 87 traps set out for "48 h starting 27 May"
Metadata
Sample: 839
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-18 21:23:22
Modified: 2015-10-04 09:51:01
Abundance distribution
11 species
0 singletons
total count 364
Fisher's α: 2.139
geometric series k: 0.6464
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7394
Shannon's H: 1.6760
Good's u: 1.0000
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