Motichur Sanctuary (1997 - 98, Site 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Motichur Sanctuary (1997 - 98, Site 1)
Sample aka: Rajaji National Park

Reference: P. C. Joshi. 2007. Community structure and habitat selection of butterflies in Rajaji National Park, a moist deciduous forest in Uttaranchal, India. Tropical Ecology 48(1):119-123 [ER 2246]
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 29° 45' 0" N, 77° 12' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in a protected forest in the Motichur Sanctuary of Rajaji National Park" in Uttaranchal
elevation 360 to 440 m
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 1005.0
Habitat comments: "subtropical with distinct summer, winter and rainy seasons. The annual precipitation was 1060 mm and 950 mm in the first and second year of study, respectively... Site 1: Mixed forest of Shorea robusta, Mallotus philippinensis, Terminalia alata and T. bellerica. Ground vegetation comprised of grasses... Free from human disturbances"
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 190
Years: 1997, 1998
Sampling comments: "Sampling of insects was done using systematic net sweeps at 15 days interval" (length of study interval is unclear)
Sample: 2295
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-20 20:27:33
Modified: 2016-10-20 20:35:07
Abundance distribution
21 species
7 singletons
total count 190
extrapolated richness: 32.6
Fisher's α: 6.033
geometric series k: 0.8104
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8280
Shannon's H: 2.2584
Good's u: 0.9633
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.