Poultry Pukur
Basic information
Sample name: Poultry Pukur
Sample aka: Midnapore

Reference: S. Jana, P. R. Pahari, T. K. Dutta, and T. Bhattacharya. 2009. Diversity and community structure of aquatic insects in a pond in Midnapore town, West Bengal, India. Journal of Environmental Biology 30(2):283-287 [ER 1130]
Country: India
State: West Bengal

Coordinate: 22° 27' N, 87° 20' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Midnapore town... near Midnapore railway station"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: inhabited area
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: open water
Habitat comments: "a man-made pond... The area of the water body is 2.5 acre with maximum depth of 6 meter. The pond is infested with many aquatic weeds and is subjected to various anthropogenic interferences"
there is no nearby climate station
Life forms: beetles, odonates, other insects
Sampling methods: no design, other nets
Sample size: 438
Years: 2004, 2005
Days: 6
Sampling comments: collections were made "at a monthly interval" over six months "between 8.00 to 10.00 a.m. The collection were made by hauling of a dip net with a mesh size of 245" micrometers
Sample: 1651
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-06-25 14:18:38
Modified: 2020-01-14 16:30:24
Abundance distribution
20 species
3 singletons
total count 438
extrapolated richness: 23.9
Fisher's α: 4.321
geometric series k: 0.7530
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7230
Shannon's H: 1.9351
Good's u: 0.9932
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.