Castelporziano Natural Reserve cultivated fields (July)
Basic information
Sample name: Castelporziano Natural Reserve cultivated fields (July)

Reference: C. Castracani, D. A. Grasso, A. Fanfani, and A. Mori. 2010. The ant fauna of Castelporziano Presidential Reserve (Rome, Italy) as a model for the analysis of ant community structure in relation to environmental variation in Mediterranean ecosystems. Journal of Insect Conservation 14:585-594 [ER 496]
Geography
Country: Italy

Coordinate: 41.73° N, 12.40° E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Castel Porziano
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.0
CMT: 8.5
MAP: 742.0
Habitat comments: "Fields cultivated with lucerne (Medicago sativa) following the procedures of rotation and rest"
climate data based on station 16242
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 2
Site length: 180.000
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 260
Years: 2006
Days: 3
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 60
Sampling comments: 10 pitfall traps in each of two sites spaced 10 m apart on a linear transect each left open for three days
Metadata
Sample: 862
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-21 21:47:38
Modified: 2015-10-04 12:26:52
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 260
Fisher's α: 1.562
geometric series k: 0.5029
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6974
Shannon's H: 1.4676
Good's u: 0.9923
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