Southwest Minnesota
Basic information
Sample name: Southwest Minnesota

Reference: K. F. Reeder, D. M. Debinski, and B. J. Danielson. 2005. Factors affecting butterfly use of filter strips in Midwestern USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 109:40-47 [ER 829]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Minnesota

Coordinate: 44° 1' N, 95° 11' W
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: "Jackson, Cottonwood, Watonwan, Nobles and Brown counties" (Cottonwood is in the middle and is the basis of the coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 22.7
CMT: -6.4
MAP: 629.0
Habitat comments: "This region is dominated by corn and soybean production"
climate data based on station 72651 (Sioux Falls airport)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 49
Site length: 9800.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 1701
Years: 2002, 2003
Days: 97
Seasons: summer
Sampling comments: 49 200 x 5 m transects apparently each visited on two days
exact days of sampling are listed
Metadata
Sample: 1178
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-09-30 20:01:10
Modified: 2014-09-30 20:01:10
Abundance distribution
28 species
6 singletons
total count 1701
Fisher's α: 4.761
geometric series k: 0.7923
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8195
Shannon's H: 2.0853
Good's u: 0.9965
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