Siruvattukadu Kombei (P1)
Basic information
Sample name: Siruvattukadu Kombei (P1)
Sample aka: Palni Hills

Reference: G. Shahabuddin and R. Ali. 2001. Impacts of land use change on forest butterfly communities in the Western Ghats of southern India. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 13(3):434-449 [ER 888]
Geography
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu

Coordinate: 10° 23' N, 77° 40' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is the midpoint of ranges given in the text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
MAP: 1000.0
Habitat comments: originally "a mix of moist and dry deciduous associations, with an evergreen understorey layer in many places" but now a plantation with "1-4 m tall lime trees... grown in rows" and including "a high density of herbaceous weeds"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Site length: 200.000
Site width: 10.000
Sampling methods: line transect, visual
Sample size: 154
Years: 1992
Days: 20
Sampling comments: 200 m line transect surveyed during 20 different days
Metadata
Sample: 1329
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-21 15:34:19
Modified: 2015-02-21 15:34:19
Abundance distribution
26 species
6 singletons
total count 154
Fisher's α: 8.965
geometric series k: 0.8717
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9065
Shannon's H: 2.7593
Good's u: 0.9612
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