Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, Site 3)
Basic information
Sample name: Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, Site 3)
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
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
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 3: Mixed forest like Site 1... Moderately disturbed" (presumably by grazing and other activities based on description of Site 4)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 265
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: 2301
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-20 20:37:15
Modified: 2016-10-20 20:37:15
Abundance distribution
21 species
6 singletons
total count 265
Fisher's α: 5.355
geometric series k: 0.8249
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8983
Shannon's H: 2.4854
Good's u: 0.9774
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