Botanical Garden River
Basic information
Sample name: Botanical Garden River

Reference: M. R. Che Salmah, S. W. Tribuana, and A. A. Hassan. 2006. The population of Odonata (dragonflies) in small tropical rivers with reference to asynchronous growth patterns. Aquatic Insects 28(3):195-209 [ER 1103]
Country: Malaysia
State: Penang

Coordinate: 5° 26' 24" N, 100° 17' 18" E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in Penang Island... in the Georgetown district... immediately outside the popular Botanical Garden in Penang" (coordinate based on Penang Botanic Gardens)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: lake bottom/stream bed
Habitat comments: within a large forested area based on a satellite photo
Life forms: odonates
Sampling methods: no design, other nets
Sample size: 2696
Days: 12
Sampling comments: "Larval odonates were sampled over a year using a long handle D-shaped aquatic net (15 cm diameter) with a 40 cm long, 200 mm mesh net. The net was dragged over a meter of river substrates or margins and 30 samples were collected in each river monthly"
Sample: 1619
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-30 20:21:31
Modified: 2015-05-30 20:21:31
Abundance distribution
13 species
0 singletons
total count 2696
standardised richness: 13.0
Fisher's α: 1.774
geometric series k: 0.6397
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8824
Shannon's H: 2.2261
Good's u: 1.0000