Naukuchiatal (1986 - 1987)
Basic information
Sample name: Naukuchiatal (1986 - 1987)

Reference: B. R. Kaushal and P. C. Joshi. 1991. Energy dynamics of grasshopper populations in a temperate grassland community in India. Australian Journal of Ecology 16:295-300 [ER 2156]
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 29° 20' N, 79° 35' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at Naukuchiatal"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 1819.0
Habitat comments: "5 ha of grassland completely protected from human activity and grazing by livestock... The can be divided into 3 seasons, rainy (July-October), winter (November-February) and spring (March-June)"
Life forms: orthopterans
Sampling methods: no design, cage traps
Sample size: 112
Years: 1986 - 1987
Seasons: winter, spring, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 5
Sampling comments: sampling overall was between March 1986 and February 1988, with these data pertaining to March 1986 through February 1987, and "The population density of orthopterans was estimated by the removal-trapping method (Kaushal & Vats 1984), Cages, each with an area of 1 m2, were constructed with an entrance of 80 cm X 40 cm on one side 10 cm above ground level. Wire gauze (5 meshes cm-1) was fixed on all sides except on the ground surface... Five cages were used at each sampling date. Sampling was done every 15 days, except in winter, when it was done monthly'
Sample: 2153
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-07-28 11:06:15
Modified: 2016-07-28 11:11:51
Abundance distribution
11 species
0 singletons
total count 112
standardised richness: 11.0
Fisher's α: 3.023
geometric series k: 0.7393
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8060
Shannon's H: 1.9845
Good's u: 1.0000