Van Ban Nature Reserve (below 700 m, stream sides)
Basic information
Sample name: Van Ban Nature Reserve (below 700 m, stream sides)

Reference: V. L. Vu. 2011. Diversity of butterflies in a tropical rain forest of Van Ban Nature Reserve, Lao Cai Province, Vietnam (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera). Russian Entomological Journal 20(4):411-418 [ER 2247]
Geography
Country: Vietnam

Coordinate: 21° 58' N, 104° 2' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Nam Xay commune of the Van Ban Nature Reserve, Van Ban District... The study area is located on a mountain, with elevations ranging from 400 to more than 2, 000 m a.s.l." and low altitude sites were at "400-500 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 19.0
MAP: 2100.0
Habitat comments: "tropical rain forest" and specifically "situated along a local stream 1015 m wide. The vegetation is broad leaf evergreen plants, the canopy height up to 25 m"
climate data are for the Van Ban Nature Reserve and are from Lam and Mai (2013, in Sunderland et al.)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: line transect, butterfly nets, visual
Sample size: 343
Years: 2005
Days: 25
Sampling comments: collecting was "from March 15 to April 14, 2005" and this is a "500-m" transect; "The transect count method was used to record butterflies. A number of butterflies were collected on different sites beyond the transects using butterfly hand nets for identification... Each transect was repeated in 25 counts"
Metadata
Sample: 2304
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-20 20:56:55
Modified: 2016-12-13 11:11:14
Abundance distribution
98 species
44 singletons
total count 343
Fisher's α: 45.835
geometric series k: 0.9655
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9674
Shannon's H: 3.9560
Good's u: 0.8722
Register
Troides aeacus1
Chilasa agestor2
Chilasa epycides1
Chilasa paradoxa1
Papilio helenus2
Papilio nephelus2
Papilio polytes2
Papilio paris2
Papilio bianor2
Papilio protenor2
Papilio bootes nigricans14
Graphium doson3
Graphium xenocles2
Graphium megarus1
Graphium macareus1
Graphium chironides3
Graphium agamemnon1
Graphium sarpedon2
Graphium agetes6
Graphium cloanthus1
Graphium eurous6
Delias pasithoe1
Delias hyparete1
Delias belladonna30
Prioneris thestylis2
Pieris canidia2
Talbotia naganum2
Hebomoia glaucippe1
Appias indra1
Appias lalage1
Dercas verhueli1
Catopsilia pomona2
Eurema andersonii1
Parantica melaneus1
Euploea mulciber1
Melanitis leda1
Lethe confusa1
Lethe verma1
Lethe syrcis1
Lethe insana1
Lethe naga4
Neope muirheadi1
Mycalesis francisca1
Callerebia narasingha15
Discophora sondaica1
Ariadne merione3
Lasippa tiga2
Pantoporia hordonia1
Hypolimnas bolina1
Kallima inachus1
Cyrestis thyodamas2
Neptis clinia2
Neptis miah1
Neptis ananta2
Neptis namba4
Neptis yerburii2
Neptis harita2
Athyma selenophora1
Athyma cama2
Athyma nefte2
Athyma asura1
Athyma zeroca3
Moduza procris1
Tanaecia julii1
Charaxes bernardus1
Polyura athamas2
Polyura nepenthes4
Polyura narcaea15
Polyura dolon15
Polyura eudamippus12
Calinaga buddha2
Abisara fylla6
Abisara burnii1
Zemeros flegyas30
Dodona dipoea1
Neopithecops corvus1
Neopithecops zalmora1
Actyolepis puspa3
Celastrina argiolus12
Celastrina lavendularis4
Udara dilecta7
Jamipes bochus2
Ancema ctesia1
Surendra quercetorum3
Curetis bulis12
Celaenorrhinus inaequalis1
Tagiades menaka2
Seseria dohertyi1
Odontoptilum angulata2
Thoressa gupta7
Halpe frontieri2
Iambrix salsala1
Koruthaialos sindu1
Notocrypta curvifascia2
Ochlodes siva12
Pithauria stramineipennis10
Ampitia dioscorides1
Barba bicolor1