St. Catherine (CA1)
Basic information
Sample name: St. Catherine (CA1)

Reference: G. M. Orabi, F. M. Semida, M. S. Abdel-Dayem, M. R. Sharaf, and S. M. Zalat. 2011. Diversity patterns of ants along an elevation gradient at St. Catherine Protectorate, South Sinai, Egypt. Zoology in the Middle East 54:101-112 [ER 510]
Country: Egypt

Coordinate: 28° 33' N, 33° 56' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.0
CMT: 7.9
MAP: 19.1
Dry months: 12
Habitat comments: climate data based on Abdel-Nabi et al. (2004, Serket)
Life forms: ants
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.050
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1752
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 480
Sampling comments: "20 pitfall traps... distributed systematically at 5-metre intervals within a 500 m2 area… Traps were left open for 48 hours every month" over one year
Sample: 879
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-27 20:19:40
Modified: 2014-04-27 20:19:40
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 1752
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.402
geometric series k: 0.4685
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6762
Shannon's H: 1.4875
Good's u: 0.9994