Malafai Farm (grassland)
Basic information
Sample name: Malafai Farm (grassland)

Reference: J. O. O. Rosado, M. G. de Gonçalves, W. Dröse, E. J. Ely e Silva, R. F. Krüger, and A. E. Loeck. 2013. Effect of climatic variables and vine crops on the epigeic ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Campanha region, state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Journal of Insect Conservation 17:1113-1123 [ER 485]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinate: 31° 16' S, 54° 7' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 1496.0
Habitat comments: subtropical Pampas grassland adjacent to a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard
climate based on station 83980 (Bagé)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Site length: 420.000
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 685
Years: 2009 - 2011
Days: 24
Seasons: winter, spring, summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 576
Sampling comments: 20 collection points "distributed along three transects (eight pitfalls/transect), each 140 m long" with "a sampling effort of one collection per season (spring 2009 to winter 2011)... The pitfall traps were left in the field for a period of 72 h"
Metadata
Sample: 849
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-19 16:10:40
Modified: 2015-10-04 11:29:15
Abundance distribution
41 species
9 singletons
total count 685
Fisher's α: 9.569
geometric series k: 0.8939
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9384
Shannon's H: 3.0810
Good's u: 0.9869
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