McLaughlin Homestake Mining Co. (non-serpentine chaparral/pitfall)
Basic information
Sample name: McLaughlin Homestake Mining Co. (non-serpentine chaparral/pitfall)

Reference: B. L. Fisher. 1997. A comparison of ant assemblages (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) on serpentine and non-serpentine soils in northern California. Insectes Sociaux 44:23-33 [ER 518]
Country: United States
State: California

Coordinate: 38° 51' N, 122° 38' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: four sites "near Red- Elephant Mine, west of the Berryessa Knoxville Road and east of Jericho Creek in Lake County, between 485 and 575m (20km ESE Lower Lake, 3850′N, 12224′W)" and four sites "in Yolo County, along the Rieff Rayhose Road and Davis Creek between 525 and 650 m, approximately 5km NNE of the Red-Elephant Mine sites (13km W Rumsey, 3852′N, 122523′ E)" (coordinate is the midpoint)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 18.1
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 11.4
MAP: 725.0
Habitat comments: "chapparal" vegetation including some trees
climate data are based on Safford and Harrison (2008, USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189), who report on this exact area
Life forms: ants
Sites: 8
Site length: 360.000
Sampling methods: line transect, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2383
Years: 1993
Nets or traps: 80
Net or trap nights: 3680
Sampling comments: "10 pitfall traps were installed in a 45 m transect with 5 m between each trap" at each of the eight sites; sites were left out "from 24 April to 9 June 1993" (= 46 days)
Sample: 888
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-30 17:43:16
Modified: 2014-04-30 17:43:16
Abundance distribution
21 species
3 singletons
total count 2383
standardised richness: 8.8
Fisher's α: 3.171
geometric series k: 0.7198
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8272
Shannon's H: 2.0306
Good's u: 0.9987