Reserva Biologíca San Francisco (rainfall excluded, 96 hour extraction)
Basic information
Sample name: Reserva Biologíca San Francisco (rainfall excluded, 96 hour extraction)

Reference: T. D. Delsinne and T. M. Arias-Penna. 2012. Influence of leaf litter moisture on the efficiency of the Winkler method for extracting ants. Journal of Insect Science 12(57):1-13 [ER 490]
Geography
Country: Ecuador
State: Zamora-Chinchipe

Coordinate: 3° 58' S, 79° 5' W
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: leaf litter
MAT: 15.5
MAP: 2100.0
Habitat comments: "evergreen upper montane forest"
MAP stated in text; MAT based on Volland et al. (2011, in Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sampling methods: no design, Winkler apparatus
Sample size: 4049
Years: 2010
Nets or traps: 3
Sampling comments: three "3 × 3 m plots, spaced 2 to 20 m apart"; collection was by the Winkler extraction method with the apparatus protected from rain and left open for 96 hours
Metadata
Sample: 854
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-20 11:22:59
Modified: 2014-05-04 16:02:07
Abundance distribution
24 species
4 singletons
total count 4049
Fisher's α: 3.386
geometric series k: 0.7435
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8196
Shannon's H: 1.9160
Good's u: 0.9990
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