Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, Site 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, 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]
Geography
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
Climate and habitat
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"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 264
Years: 1998, 1999
Sampling comments: "Sampling of insects was done using systematic net sweeps at 15 days interval" (length of study interval is unclear)
Metadata
Sample: 2299
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-20 20:35:27
Modified: 2016-10-20 20:35:27
Abundance distribution
23 species
3 singletons
total count 264
Fisher's α: 6.057
geometric series k: 0.8167
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8316
Shannon's H: 2.2885
Good's u: 0.9888
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