Changbaishan Nature Reserve (mixed coniferous and broad-leaved forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Changbaishan Nature Reserve (mixed coniferous and broad-leaved forest)

Reference: Y. Zou, W. Sang, H. Zhou, L. Huang, and J. C. Axmacher. 2014. Altitudinal diversity patterns of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the forests of Changbai Mountain, Northeast China. Insect Conservation and Diversity 7:161-171 [ER 1039]
Geography
Country: China
State: Jilin

Coordinate: 42° 16' 0" N, 127° 59' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: located on Changbai Mountain
coordinate is the midpoint of ranges given in the text
elevation approximately 700 to 900 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Methods
Life forms: ground beetles
Sites: 11
Site area: 0.110
Sampling methods: quadrat, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1178
Years: 2011, 2012
Nets or traps: 176
Sampling comments: "the plots themselves measured 10 m x 10 m" and "Four pitfall traps comprising plastic cups... were placed in each corner of each sampling plot. To increase sample sizes, an additional 4 traps were added in the midpoint between neighbouring corner cups in the final 3 weeks of the sampling period in 2012 at all plots" (figure of 176 is therefore a minimum)
Metadata
Sample: 1540
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-15 20:14:55
Modified: 2015-05-15 20:14:55
Abundance distribution
30 species
5 singletons
total count 1178
Fisher's α: 5.605
geometric series k: 0.8197
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8376
Shannon's H: 2.1899
Good's u: 0.9958
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