Cerna Studnice Hill (pitfall traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Cerna Studnice Hill (pitfall traps)

Reference: A. Véle, J. Holusa, and J. Frouz. 2009. Sampling for ants in different-aged spruce forests: A comparison of methods. European Journal of Soil Biology 45:301-305 [ER 493]
Geography
Country: Czech Republic

Coordinate: 50° 42' 30" N, 15° 12' 32" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 620 to 760 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 7.0
MAP: 1000.0
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 25
Site area: 1.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2362
Years: 2005, 2006
Days: 84
Nets or traps: 150
Net or trap nights: 12600
Sampling comments: five 20 x 20 m plots at each of five sites with six traps placed at the margin of each plot, with a "canned tuna fish" bait "placed 30 cm from each pitfall trap"; "Pitfall traps were deployed at each site for 2 weeks in June, July, and August in both years" (apparently meaning for six weeks in each of three years)
Metadata
Sample: 858
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-20 17:40:18
Modified: 2015-10-04 12:23:29
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 2362
Fisher's α: 1.493
geometric series k: 0.5073
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6997
Shannon's H: 1.3848
Good's u: 0.9992
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