Central Iowa
Basic information
Sample name: Central Iowa

Reference: L. Ries, D. M. Debinski, and M. L. Wieland. 2001. Conservation value of roadside prairie restoration to butterfly communities. Conservation Biology 15(2):401-411 [ER 828]
Country: United States
State: Iowa

Coordinate: 42° 2' N, 93° 28' W
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: multiple transects in four adjacent counties, with Story County (basis of coordinate) in the middle
Habitat: temperate savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: -2.6
MAP: 900.0
Habitat comments: roadside prairie (4 original, 8 restored)
climate data based on station 72546 (Des Moines airport)
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 12
Site length: 5050.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 3906
Years: 1998
Sampling comments: 101 50 x 5 m small plots within 12 areas
counts are of non-migratory species
Sample: 1177
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-30 15:40:18
Modified: 2014-09-30 15:40:18
Abundance distribution
24 species
1 singleton
total count 3906
extrapolated richness: 26.1
Fisher's α: 3.406
geometric series k: 0.7368
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7944
Shannon's H: 1.9468
Good's u: 0.9997
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.