description: Part of a database that also includes assemblage and abundance data for ants

webpage:

paperDOIcitation: Parr, C. L., Dunn, R. R., Sanders, N. J., Weiser, M. D., Photakis, M., Bishop, T. R., ... & Gibb, H. (2017). GlobalAnts, a new database on the geography of ant traits (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10(1), 5-20.

datasetDOI_URL: http://globalants.org/

dataStandard:

standardizationScripts:

contactName: Heloise Gibb

contactEmail: h.gibb@latrobe.edu.au

license: We have a "Terms of Use" document modelled on TRY

traitList: Head.width.across.eyes..mm | Head.length..mm | Clypeus.length..mm | Mandible.length..mm | Hind.femur.length..mm | Scape.length..mm | Weber.s.length..mm | Pronotum.width..mm | Inter.ocular.width..mm | Max.eye.width..mm | Whole.body.length..mm | Sculpturing | Pilosity | Number.of.Spines | Dominant.colour.head..Fig..16 | Dominant.colour.mesosoma..Fig..16 | Dominant.colour.gaster..Fig..16 | Polymorphism | Queen.number | Worker.number | Colony.type | Colony.founding | Nest.Site | Activity | Diet

higherGeography: Multiple levels - from Continent to local

decimalLatitude: -42.7

decimalLongitude: -171.8

taxon: Formicidae (ants)

eventDate: 1949-2014

taxaList: Formicidae - should discuss how you want this as we have localised morphospecies in a lot of datasets

usefulClasses: worker ants