Misery Bay Provincial Nature Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Misery Bay Provincial Nature Reserve
Sample aka: Manitoulin Island

Reference: P. Bouchard, T. A. Wheeler, and H. Goulet. 2005. Ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from alvar habitats in Ontario. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 136:3-23 [ER 2203]
Geography
Country: Canada
State: Ontario

Coordinate: 45° 47' 26" N, 82° 45' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Alvars are naturally open areas of thin soil overlying flat limestone or dolostone. The vegetation is generally sparse and dominated by grasses (Poaceae), sedges (Cyperaceae), and shrubs" and the site is specifically "alvar pavement" (apparently a natural habitat)
Methods
Life forms: ground beetles
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: malaise traps, pan traps, pitfall traps, other traps, hand capture
Sample size: 703
Years: 1996
Seasons: summer, autumn
Sampling comments: "Sampling methods at each site consisted of one Malaise trap, 16 uncovered pitfall traps (white plastic beer cups, 9 cm in diameter), 16 pan traps (355 ml yellow plastic bowls, 15 cm in diameter), and two flight intercept traps, distributed randomly throughout the site... Hand collecting and sweeping were used to supplement trap catches"; collecting was from June to September 1996
Metadata
Sample: 2238
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-28 13:38:55
Modified: 2016-08-28 13:38:55
Abundance distribution
41 species
15 singletons
total count 703
Fisher's α: 9.495
geometric series k: 0.8675
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7813
Shannon's H: 2.2046
Good's u: 0.9787
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