An old association: ants & orchids
Figure 4. We sampled ants using pitfalls (Andres at top), winklers (Andres and Priscila hanging them in the center), shifting litter and doing hand collection (Caro at bottom).
Thanks to Temaiken Fundation (www.temaiken.org) for supporting our work and allowing us to work in a wonderful place (Figure 5).
Figure 5. There are nice views in this area but, as in every rain forest, often rains.That is the time to sort material and to organize everything for a secure transportation.