Usina São José (sugarcane plantation)
Basic information
Sample name: Usina São José (sugarcane plantation)

Reference: M. P. C. J. Santos, A. F. Carrano-Moreira, and J. B. Torres. 2012. Diversidade de formigas epigeicas (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) em floresta ombrófila densa e em cultivo de cana-de-açúcar, no município de Igarassu, PE. Revista Brasileira de Ciencias Agrarias 7(4):648-656 [ER 524]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Pernambuco

Coordinate: 7° 54' S, 35° 5' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: 40 km north of Recife
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: leaf litter
MAT: 24.0
MAP: 1392.0
Habitat comments: a sugarcane plantation within what was presumably originally Atlantic Rainforest
Köppen zone "AS'" (this may mean Af)
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 3
Site area: 0.048
Sampling methods: pitfall traps, hand capture
Sample size: 15241
Days: 78
Nets or traps: 27
Net or trap nights: 2106
Sampling comments: three transects each having three pitfall traps spaced 20 m apart on each of three 160 m2 quadrats and sampled for five to seven days during each of 13 consecutive months; additionally, 18 samples were collected from the leaf litter using burlap bags each month
Metadata
Sample: 894
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-05-03 13:16:06
Modified: 2014-05-03 13:29:41
Abundance distribution
47 species
15 singletons
total count 15241
Fisher's α: 5.994
geometric series k: 0.8144
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3091
Shannon's H: 0.8341
Good's u: 0.9990
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