Table 2: Effectiveness of tuna-fish baits and total richness of ant genera and species in the study area.

SiteBait attraction (%)No. of generaNo. of species

North
 Miralindo95.62337
 Aguas Claras96.82142
 Alejandría87.22246
 Las Pilas96.71837

Midzone
 El Medio97.51531
 Las Chatas86.71317
 El Vínculo78.91521
 Hatico95.02132

South
 Colindres95.01723
 San Julián98.71218

Average ± SD92.8 ± 6.4117.7 ± 3.9230.4 ± 10.24