Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (native)
Basic information
Sample name: Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (native)

Reference: T. M. Radtke, J. R. N. Glasier, and S. D. Wilson. 2014. Species composition and abundance of ants and other invertebrates in stands of crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum) and native grasslands in the northern Great Plains. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92:49-55 [ER 482]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Montana

Coordinate: 48° 28' N, 104° 22' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "5 km southeast of Medicine Lake, Montana"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: recent fire
WMT: 19.9
CMT: -13.1
MAP: 330.0
Habitat comments: native grasslands last burned in 2005
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 5
Site area: 0.002
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1496
Days: 2
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 25
Net or trap nights: 50
Sampling comments: 25 pitfall traps in five arrays roughly 2.25 m on a side sampled on two occasions a month apart for 24 hours on each occasion
Metadata
Sample: 844
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 12:43:18
Modified: 2015-10-04 10:05:50
Abundance distribution
15 species
1 singleton
total count 1496
Fisher's α: 2.318
geometric series k: 0.6460
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7898
Shannon's H: 1.8340
Good's u: 0.9993
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