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Gruber M, Pierce R (2018): Ants on Kiritimati Island Atoll in March 2013. v1.3. Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.sprep.org/resource?r=cbre_vuw_kiritimatiants2013&v=1.3
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Kiritimati Island, Line Islands, Kiribati
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [1.689, -157.577], North East [2.062, -157.148]|
No Description available
Data Collection Project: Survey of ants on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati in March 2013 The purpose of the ant survey was to provide a baseline inventory of ants at key risk areas, and to identify any risk species present on Kiritimati.
|Title||Regional and national alien and invasive species data mobilization and capacity building in the Pacific|
|Funding||The Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund (CEPF)|
|Study Area Description||Kiritimati Island|
|Design Description||standard pitfall trapping and luring (peanut butter and sugar water)|
The personnel involved in the project:
standard pitfall trapping and luring
|Study Extent||Surveys in February-March 2013 around inhabited areas and transit points (higher risk biosecurity areas)|
Method step description:
- standard pitfall trapping and luring
- Gruber MAM and Pierce R. 2013. Survey of ants on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati in February – March 2013. Unpublished report for Kiritimati Administration, Pacific Invasives Initiative and Conservation International