Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

Reference: M. K. Arya, P. C. Joshi, and V. P. Badoni. 2015. Species composition, abundance, density and diversity of grasshoppers (Insecta: Orthoptera) in a protected forest ecosystem in the Western Himalayas, India. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies 2(5):42-46 [ER 2153]
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 30° 32' 30" N, 79° 45' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in Garhwal, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh districts in Kumaon" (six specific locations are indicated on a map)
elevation 2000 to 4000 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "mixed temperate forest, sub alpine forest, alpine meadows, several highest peaks and glaciers"
Life forms: orthopterans
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 1269
Days: 24
Seasons: winter, summer, wet or monsoon
Sampling comments: "net sweeps were carried to collect the insect" and nets had "a diameter of 30 cm at mouth and a beg length of 60 cm"; "Sampling was done at random and at an interval of 15 days" over apparently one entire year, i.e., on approximately 24 days (year not indicated)
Sample: 2148
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-07-26 16:35:53
Modified: 2016-07-26 16:35:53
Abundance distribution
14 species
0 singletons
total count 1269
standardised richness: 14.0
Fisher's α: 2.202
geometric series k: 0.8156
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8859
Shannon's H: 2.3286
Good's u: 1.0000