Sarthal (pitfall trap)
Basic information
Sample name: Sarthal (pitfall trap)

Reference: H. Bharti and Y. P. Sharma. 2009. Diversity and Abundance of ants along an elevational gradient in Jammu-Kashmir Himalaya - I. Halteres 1(1):10-24 [ER 492]
Geography
Country: India
State: Jammu-Kashmir

Coordinate: 32° 48' 46" N, 75° 45' 45" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: name and location of sample given by Bharti et al. 2013
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 31.8
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 737.0
Habitat comments: "dominated mainly by trees like Pinus, Quercus, Rhododendron, Populus, Juglans and Larix spp., and a sub-tropical-temperate transitional zone" (Bharti et al. 2013)
climate data based on station 42071 (Amritsar)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Site length: 250.000
Sampling methods: line transect, Winkler apparatus, pitfall traps
Sample size: 227
Nets or traps: 100
Sampling comments: "50 pitfall traps and 50 leaf litter samples (winklerís) were used in parallel lines, 10 meters apart along 250 meter transect"
Metadata
Sample: 857
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-20 17:27:23
Modified: 2014-04-24 11:55:00
Abundance distribution
7 species
1 singleton
total count 227
Fisher's α: 1.368
geometric series k: 0.4454
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5779
Shannon's H: 1.1144
Good's u: 0.9956
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