Department of Atomic Energy Campus (southwest monsoon)
Basic information
Sample name: Department of Atomic Energy Campus (southwest monsoon)
Sample aka: Kalpakkam

Reference: K. J. Hussain, T. Ramesh, K. K. Satpathy, and M. Selvanayagam. 2011. Seasonal dynamics of butterfly population in DAE Campus, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(1):1401-1414 [ER 887]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 12° 33' 42" N, 80° 10' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
WMT: 39.0
CMT: 24.0
MAP: 1200.0
Habitat comments: "seashore and a vast plain area of the Bay of Bengal" with a flora "aesthetically blended with introduced vegetation" and composed mainly of "dry evergreen and scrub"; transects were placed in "gardens, scrub, riparian corridors, sandy areas and monoculture Casuarina plantation"
climate data are for Kalpakkam and are from Hussain et al. (2010, Environ Monit Assess)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 5
Site length: 7500.000
Sampling methods: line transect, visual
Sample size: 229
Years: 2008
Sampling comments: "line transect count method as per Kunte (1997)... five permanent 300-line transects were set up in each plot" and there were five plots
Metadata
Sample: 1327
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-21 13:42:29
Modified: 2016-12-13 19:56:22
Abundance distribution
38 species
7 singletons
total count 229
Fisher's α: 12.994
geometric series k: 0.9039
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9342
Shannon's H: 3.1619
Good's u: 0.9697
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