Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station (native prairie)
Basic information
Sample name: Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station (native prairie)

Reference: D. A. Wilbur and R. F. Fritz. 1940. Grasshopper populations (Orthoptera, Acrididae) of typical pastures in the Bluestem region of Kansas. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 13(3):86-100 [ER 2164]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Kansas

Coordinate: 39° 12' N, 96° 36' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: none given (the Station was in Manhattan, basis of coordinate, and is apparently not the same as Konza Prairie Biological Station)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "The dominant grasses were little bluestem (Andropogon scoparious) and big bluestem (A. furcatus)"
Methods
Life forms: orthopterans
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 1831
Years: 1933 - 1939
Sampling comments: "Each year the collections were started during April... and were continued throughout the growing season... Semi-weekly collections were intended but occasionally rains interfered... collecting was done by means of a specially constructed, long-handled, square net, the mouth of which was one square foot in area. Twenty-five sweeps of this net in each plot, each sweep covering about three feet, constituted a collection"
Metadata
Sample: 2168
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-03 14:34:21
Modified: 2016-08-03 14:34:21
Abundance distribution
23 species
4 singletons
total count 1831
Fisher's α: 3.707
geometric series k: 0.7264
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5944
Shannon's H: 1.4957
Good's u: 0.9978
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