Puyankutty Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Puyankutty Forest

Reference: P. R. Arun and P. A. Azeez. 2003. On the butterflies of Puyankutty forests, Kerala, India. Zoos' Print Journal 18(12):1276-1279 [ER 814]
Geography
Country: India
State: Kerala

Coordinate: 10° 5' N, 76° 50' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "along the Puyankutty River and its tributaries"
coordinate is the midpoint of ranges stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 4500.0
Habitat comments: "a mosaic of moist deciduous, semi-evergreen, low elevation evergreen and riverine forests"
climate data based on : MAP 3800 to 5200, "temperature varies between" 13 and 29 (presumably meaning the daily min/max)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 7
Site length: 7000.000
Site width: 10.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 318
Years: 1999
Days: 7
Sampling comments: "seven random locations" surveyed during a "week" using "standard transect counting method... while walking along the selected transect route of 1km, in each of the seven selected locations"; transects were 5 m on a side
Metadata
Sample: 1163
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-21 18:50:05
Modified: 2014-09-21 18:57:35
Abundance distribution
32 species
14 singletons
total count 318
Fisher's α: 8.873
geometric series k: 0.8723
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8956
Shannon's H: 2.6376
Good's u: 0.9560
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