Ant Richness

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This datatable is part of the Ant populations dataset. Data supporting the paper Helms IV, J. A., S. E. Ijelu, B. D. Wills, D. A. Landis, and N. M. Haddad. 2020. Ant biodiversity and ecosystem services in bioenergy landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 290:106780

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2019.106780

The data tables document mortality of pest insect eggs in vertebrate exclosures, as well as ant species and the number of ant workers captured in pitfall traps, during the 2018 growing season in LTER forest plots, the Biofuel Cropping System Experiment (BCSE) plots, and the GLBRC Scale-up Experiment.

Note

Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: May 2018 to August 2018
Dataset: KBS134
Datatable ID: KBS134-001.18
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Last Updated 2020-07-15
Variate Description Units
plot Plot sampled
station station sampled
samplinground the sampling round a occured before c
treatment short description of the treatment
traptype the type of trap used
activity an estimate of activity (number of worker ants) number
richness ant richness (number of species) number
traps start time date time the trap was put out in the Eastern US timezone
trap end time date time the trap was collected in the Eastern US timezone

Data Excerpt

plot station samplinground treatment traptype activity richness trap_start_time trap_end_time
G1R5 3 c Corn Pitfall 8 2 2018-07-16 14:53:00 +0000 2018-07-18 13:56:00 +0000
G5R1 1 a Switchgrass Pitfall 8 1 2018-05-29 14:39:00 +0000 2018-05-31 14:39:00 +0000
G5R1 1 c Switchgrass Pitfall 29 2 2018-06-25 13:48:00 +0000 2018-06-27 13:30:00 +0000
G5R1 2 a Switchgrass Pitfall 12 2 2018-05-29 14:46:00 +0000 2018-05-31 14:42:00 +0000
G5R1 2 c Switchgrass Pitfall 56 4 2018-06-25 13:54:00 +0000 2018-06-27 13:35:00 +0000
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