Ants on Kiritimati Island Atoll in March 2013

Latest version published by Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington on Apr 19, 2018 Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington

In 2013 we undertook an ant survey of Kiritimati Island in the Line Islands in Kiribati ** Thank you to GBIF and the BID programme for their support in mobilizing this dataset ** Publication of this dataset was funded by the European Union

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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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This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: efd8e007-c9ae-4a60-abfc-060c2d760821.  Centre for Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme.

Keywords

Occurrence; Observation

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Monica Gruber
Director, Pacific Biosecurity
Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 6140 Wellington NZ +6444635026
Ray Pierce
Director
Eco-Oceania

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Monica Gruber
Director, Pacific Biosecurity
Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 6140 Wellington NZ +6444635026
Ray Pierce
Director
Eco-Oceania AU

Who filled in the metadata:

Monica Gruber
Director, Pacific Biosecurity
Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 6140 Wellington NZ +6444635026

Who else was associated with the resource:

Owner
Monica Gruber
Director, Pacific Biosecurity
Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 6140 Wellington NZ +6444635026
Owner
Ray Pierce
Director
Eco-Oceania
Programmer
Ainsof So'o
Systems Analyst and Developer
SPREP Apia WS +685 21929
https://www.sprep.org

Geographic Coverage

Kiritimati Island, Line Islands, Kiribati

Bounding Coordinates South West [1.689, -157.577], North East [2.062, -157.148]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Family  Formicidae (ants)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date 2018-03-14

Project Data

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
Identifier BID-PA2016-0005-REG
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:

Monica Gruber
Ray Pierce
Ata Binoka
Bill Nagle

Sampling Methods

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:

  1. standard pitfall trapping and luring

Bibliographic Citations

  1. 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

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers efd8e007-c9ae-4a60-abfc-060c2d760821
https://ipt.sprep.org/resource?r=cbre_vuw_kiritimatiants2013