Brooklyn (rain forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Brooklyn (rain forest)

Reference: L. T. van Ingen, R. I. Campos, and A. N. Andersen. 2008. Ant community structure along an extended rain forest-savanna gradient in tropical Australia. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24(4):445-455 [ER 532]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 16° 59' S, 145° 25' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "100 km north-west of Cairns"
three sites are at elevations 1017, 1060, and 1066 m (median is used)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 21.5
MAP: 1886.0
Habitat comments: "complex notophyll vine forest (rain forest)" with rainfall nearly 4000; climate data based on station 94287 (Cairns International Airport) for lack of any better concrete information
Methods
Life forms: ants
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 420
Years: 2007
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 90
Net or trap nights: 180
Sampling comments: three sites each with "15 ground traps... in a 5 × 3 grid with 5-m spacing… An arboreal trap was taped to the tree nearest to each ground trap at 1.7 m height… Each trap was opened for a single 48-h period"
Metadata
Sample: 906
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-05-04 09:20:56
Modified: 2014-05-04 09:23:25
Abundance distribution
17 species
5 singletons
total count 420
Fisher's α: 3.557
geometric series k: 0.7265
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7764
Shannon's H: 1.8586
Good's u: 0.9881
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