Raffo Rosso, Monte Cuccio e Vallone Sagana (olive grove)
Basic information
Sample name: Raffo Rosso, Monte Cuccio e Vallone Sagana (olive grove)

Reference: V. Fileccia, S. Santorsola, S. Arpaia, and B. Manachini. 2015. Seasonal patterns in butterfly abundance and species diversity in five characteristic habitats in sites of community importance in Sicily (Italy). Bulletin of Insectology 68(1):91-102 [ER 1189]
Geography
Country: Italy
State: Palermo

Coordinate: 38° 5' 22" N, 13° 15' 6" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate is a few kilometers west of Palermo
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 15.9
MAP: 552.0
Habitat comments: "olive grove (OG) managed under organic farming regime (no direct fertilisation or pesticide used, low grazing by horses was allowed)"
climate data are for Pietranera and are from Laudicina et al. (2014, Applied Soil Ecology)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: line transect, butterfly nets, visual
Sample size: 100
Years: 2010 - 2012
Days: 48
Sampling comments: "sampled every 2 weeks from June 2010 to March 2012... 4 linear transects of 50 meters length, were marked for diurnal Lepidoptera surveys; the total survey time for each habitat was about 30 minutes... in doubtful cases, specimens were net-captured for identification and released into the environment immediately after capture"
Metadata
Sample: 1723
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-31 20:17:21
Modified: 2016-12-13 16:57:01
Abundance distribution
19 species
6 singletons
total count 100
Fisher's α: 6.951
geometric series k: 0.8263
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8465
Shannon's H: 2.3145
Good's u: 0.9410
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