Yayi Town (plot IV)
Basic information
Sample name: Yayi Town (plot IV)

Reference: Z. Lu, Y. Chen, Q. Li, S. Wang, C. Liu, and W. Zhang. 2012. Effect of population of Kerria yunnanensis on diversity of ground dwelling ant. Acta Ecologica Sinica 32(19):6195-6202 [ER 513]
Geography
Country: China
State: Yunnan

Coordinate: 23° 14' N, 101° 43' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "Yayi Town, Mojiang County, Yunnan Province": exact coordinate given by Chen et al. (2011, Bulletin of Insectology)
elevation somewhere between 900 and 1500 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.2
MAP: 1800.0
Habitat comments: no information given; habitat is a guess based on climate and latitude
climate data for this exact site based on Chen et al. (2011, Bulletin of Insectology): precip 1500 to 2100 mm
Methods
Life forms: ants
Site length: 100.000
Site width: 100.000
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 197
Years: 2009, 2010
Nets or traps: 120
Net or trap nights: 240
Sampling comments: two 50 m transects placed within a 100 x 100 m plot with five pitfall traps on each transect; traps were left out for 48 hours once every two weeks over a period of six months (i.e., 12 times)
the other three plots were (apparently) stocked with scale insects
Metadata
Sample: 882
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-28 17:21:50
Modified: 2014-04-28 17:25:57
Abundance distribution
12 species
3 singletons
total count 197
Fisher's α: 2.815
geometric series k: 0.6770
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7774
Shannon's H: 1.7988
Good's u: 0.9848
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