Campine region
Basic information
Sample name: Campine region

Reference: D. Maes, H. van Dyck, W. Vanreusel, and J. Cortens. 2003. Ant communities (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Flemish (north Belgium) wet heathlands, a declining habitat in Europe. European Journal of Entomology 100:545-555 [ER 481]
Geography
Country: Belgium

Coordinate: 51° 7' N, 5° 15' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: most of the sites were spread roughly between Antwerp and Hasselt; coordinate somewhat arbitrarily placed at Leopoldsburg, which is close to the midpoint
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 19.0
CMT: 2.2
MAP: 747.0
Habitat comments: "wet heathland"
ciimate based on station 63800 (Maastricht Airport)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 18
Site area: 0.180
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 4829
Years: 2000, 2001
Days: 350
Nets or traps: 108
Net or trap nights: 37800
Sampling comments: two apparently 10 x 10 m2 plots in each of 9 sites each sampled with six 10 m-spaced pitfall traps "between 30 March 2000 and 15 March 2001" and "emptied at fortnightly intervals"
Metadata
Sample: 843
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 12:19:19
Modified: 2015-10-04 10:04:06
Abundance distribution
27 species
3 singletons
total count 4829
Fisher's α: 3.773
geometric series k: 0.7719
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8914
Shannon's H: 2.4237
Good's u: 0.9994
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