Ranomafana National Park (February)
Basic information
Sample name: Ranomafana National Park (February)

Reference: J. Rainio. 2013. Seasonal variation of carabid beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) abundance and diversity in Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 1(5):92-98 [ER 1048]
Geography
Country: Madagascar
State: Fianarantsoa

Coordinate: 21° 13' 30" S, 47° 27' 30" 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: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 20.0
CMT: 14.0
MAP: 2750.0
Habitat comments: sites are in "(1) intact montane primary forest (Valohoaka), (2) slightly selectively logged montane primary forest (Vatoharanana), and (3) 18 year prior the study partly selectively logged secondary forest (Talatakely)"
MAP 1500 to 4000 mm
Methods
Life forms: ground beetles
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 255
Years: 2005
Sampling comments: "Carabids were collected by hand using several methods, including beating trees and bushes, gathering dead leaves from bushes, and turning stones and decaying logs"
Metadata
Sample: 1554
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-17 09:23:46
Modified: 2015-05-17 09:23:46
Abundance distribution
23 species
5 singletons
total count 255
Fisher's α: 6.130
geometric series k: 0.8497
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9137
Shannon's H: 2.6695
Good's u: 0.9805
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