Grasslands National Park (native)
Basic information
Sample name: Grasslands National Park (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: Canada
State: Saskatchewan

Coordinate: 49° 22' N, 107° 53' 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
WMT: 18.3
CMT: -12.4
MAP: 350.0
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: 359
Days: 2
Seasons: summer
Nets or traps: 25
Sampling comments: 25 pitfall traps in five arrays roughly 2.25 m on a side sampled on two occasions a month apart
Metadata
Sample: 845
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 12:46:56
Modified: 2014-04-23 13:16:03
Abundance distribution
13 species
2 singletons
total count 359
Fisher's α: 2.643
geometric series k: 0.6617
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7343
Shannon's H: 1.6207
Good's u: 0.9945
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