Rivière Bleue (1999)
Basic information
Sample name: Rivière Bleue (1999)

Reference: J. Le Breton, J. Chazeau, and H. Jourdan. 2003. Immediate impacts of invasion by Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on native litter ant fauna in a New Caledonian rainforest. Austral Ecology 28:204-209 [ER 483]
Geography
Country: New Caledonia

Coordinate: 22° 9' S, 166° 48' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Lac de Yaté
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive animals
WMT: 26.1
CMT: 19.9
MAP: 1042.0
Habitat comments: "pristine and undisturbed rainforest"
assemblage is heavily dominated by the invasive Wasmannia auropunctata
climate based on station 91592 (Noumea)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Site length: 139.000
Site width: 25.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 543
Years: 1999
Days: 7
Nets or traps: 168
Net or trap nights: 1176
Sampling comments: "168 pitfall traps arranged in six parallel lines of 28 traps each, with 5 m between the traps and 5 m between the transects" (i.e., 139 x 25 m), with traps "left open for 7 days"
Metadata
Sample: 846
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 13:18:13
Modified: 2015-10-04 10:07:02
Abundance distribution
21 species
4 singletons
total count 543
Fisher's α: 4.342
geometric series k: 0.7409
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4405
Shannon's H: 1.2207
Good's u: 0.9926
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