Natural Special Reserve of Fondo Toce (riparian wood)
Basic information
Sample name: Natural Special Reserve of Fondo Toce (riparian wood)

Reference: M. Paschetta, P. Giachino, and M. Isaia. 2012. Taxonomic relatedness of spider and carabid assemblages in a wetland ecosystem. Zoological Studies 51(7):1175-1181 [ER 1185]
Geography
Country: Italy

Coordinate: 45° 56' N, 8° 29' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on the shore of Lake Maggiore (Verbania, northwestern Italy)" (coordinate based on Fondotoce)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a riparian wood with mesophilous elements... dominated by Salix alba and Alnus glutinosa with scattered Quercus sp. and Tilia sp." and with a "general absence of either anthropogenic or natural disturbance"
Methods
Life forms: spiders, ground beetles
Sites: 10
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1047
Days: 112
Nets or traps: 40
Net or trap nights: 4480
Sampling comments: four replicates each including 10 sampling plots each with one pitfall trap "emptied once a month for 4 samplings, from May to Sept. 2009"
Metadata
Sample: 1718
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-22 20:43:50
Modified: 2015-07-22 20:43:50
Abundance distribution
33 species
6 singletons
total count 1047
Fisher's α: 6.482
geometric series k: 0.8412
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8690
Shannon's H: 2.4509
Good's u: 0.9943
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