Evolution Canyon (SFS1)
Basic information
Sample name: Evolution Canyon (SFS1)

Reference: V. Chikatunov, T. Pavlicek, I. Lopatin, and E. Nevo. 2000. Biodiversity and microclimatic divergence of chrysomelid beetles at 'Evolution Canyon', Lower Nahal Oren, Mt Carmel, Israel. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 69:139-152 [ER 2137]
Country: Israel

Coordinate: 32° 43' N, 34° 58' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "Lower Nahal Oren, Mt Carmel"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Substrate: branches or trunks
Habitat comments: "a typical Mediterranean valley with a stream which is dry in summer at the bottom" with collection made in a "tropical 'savanna'-like" habitat
Life forms: leaf beetles
Site area: 0.100
Sampling methods: no design, other nets
Sample size: 81
Years: 1995 - 1997
Days: 56
Sampling comments: "the collecting area was about 1000 m2 around each station... Beetles were collected... by sweeping with an entomological net, and Cyrtonastes libanensis was collected by pitfall traps... The beetles were collected twice each month from March 1995 to June 1997... We spent the same collecting time (30 minutes) at each station on each collection date" (2 days x 28 months = 56 days)
Sample: 2125
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-07-23 16:43:28
Modified: 2016-07-23 16:43:28
Abundance distribution
23 species
8 singletons
total count 81
Fisher's α: 10.711
geometric series k: 0.8747
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8974
Shannon's H: 2.6989
Good's u: 0.9022