Spata
Basic information
Sample name: Spata

Reference: S. Antonatos, N. Emmanouel, A. Fantinou, A. Tsagkarakis, A. Anagnostopoulos, and D. Ntampakis. 2014. Seasonal population fluctuation and spatial distribution of Orthoptera in two grassland areas of Attica - Greece. Journal of Natural History 48(11-12):661-674 [ER 2150]
Geography
Country: Greece

Coordinate: 37° 56' 42" N, 23° 56' 21" E
Geography comments: "close to Spata... at the western perimeter of the Athens International Airport... The size of the sampling station was about 5 ha and was part of a larger grassland site."
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.6
CMT: 8.9
MAP: 316.0
Habitat comments: "in a mild Mediterranean climate... The plant community... consisted mainly of plant species of the families Poaceae, Fabaceae and Asteraceae"
CMT 9.3 and 8.6, WMT 29.4 and 27.9, and MAP 330 and 301 mm during the two sampling years
Methods
Life forms: orthopterans
Sampling methods: line transect, sweep nets
Sample size: 4879
Years: 2007, 2008
Sampling comments: "Orthopteran communities were sampled using a 40-cm diameter sweep net... Samples were taken every 10 days from March to October and every 2030 days from November to February in both years. The collector walked along a straight line on the transect"
internally consistent percentage data are given
Metadata
Sample: 2142
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-07-24 20:24:11
Modified: 2016-07-24 20:24:26
Abundance distribution
22 species
4 singletons
total count 4879
Fisher's α: 2.971
geometric series k: 0.6900
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7183
Shannon's H: 1.7894
Good's u: 0.9992
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