Upper Training National Institute of Saharian Agronomy
Basic information
Sample name: Upper Training National Institute of Saharian Agronomy
Sample aka: Ouargla Oasis

Reference: H. Belhadj, B. Doumandji-Mitiche, and A. Guendouz-Benrima. 2014. Orthopterologic fauna of Ouargla Oasis. International Journal of Zoology and Research 4(4):11-26 [ER 2159]
Country: Algeria
State: Ouargla

Coordinate: 31° 57' N, 5° 19' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: no details given: coordinate based on Ouargla
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "in saharian bioclimatic stage with soft winter" with sampling in "a modern palm grove... The ground is occupied only by date palm and by spontaneous plants"
Life forms: orthopterans
Sampling methods: quadrat, other nets, hand capture
Sample size: 789
Years: 2001, 2002
Sampling comments: "We used methods of quadrates... Five samplings were realized inside of each station, into squares of 9m2 giving 3 m side, delimited by a string of 12 m length. Squares site is random... those which escape from sampling area are captured with mower net. Quadrates were realized once fortnight during all experimentation period going from September 2001 until August 2002"
Sample: 2159
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-07-28 13:40:49
Modified: 2016-07-28 13:40:49
Abundance distribution
14 species
1 singleton
total count 789
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 2.418
geometric series k: 0.6445
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7687
Shannon's H: 1.7257
Good's u: 0.9987