Reserva Bosque Integral Otonga (T-LL1, pitfall traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Reserva Bosque Integral Otonga (T-LL1, pitfall traps)

Reference: D. A. Donoso and G. Ramón. 2009. Composition of a high diversity leaf litter ant community (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from an Ecuadorian pre-montane rainforest. International Journal of Entomology 45(4):487-499 [ER 494]
Geography
Country: Ecuador
State: Pichincha

Coordinate: 0° 18' 49" S, 78° 57' 15" W
Geography comments: "in the lowest-most area" of the reserve
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: leaf litter
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 24.0
CMT: 18.0
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "secondary wet pre-montane forest… that was modified until 1990 by selective timber harvesting"
precip 1000 to 2000 mm
Methods
Life forms: ants
Site length: 200.000
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 609
Years: 2003
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 40
Sampling comments: "20 sampling points separated by 10-m for a total extent of 200-m" with one pitfall trap per sampling point left out for 48 hours
Metadata
Sample: 859
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-20 20:11:29
Modified: 2015-10-04 12:25:30
Abundance distribution
39 species
11 singletons
total count 609
Fisher's α: 9.290
geometric series k: 0.8704
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8279
Shannon's H: 2.3486
Good's u: 0.9820
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