Chatterton (1944)
Basic information
Sample name: Chatterton (1944)

Reference: R. W. Smith. 1965. A field population of Melanoplus sanguinipes (Fab.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) and its parasites. Canadian Journal of Zoology 43:179-201 [ER 2175]
Country: Canada
State: Ontario

Coordinate: 44° 45' N, 77° 35' W
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: "about 1 mile west of the village of Chatterton" (coordinate based on Hastings County)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a 5-acre field of gently rolling pastureland... bounded on the north by deciduous woodland"
Life forms: orthopterans
Sampling methods: quadrat, sweep nets, other traps
Sample size: 2394
Years: 1944
Days: 21
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Sampling comments: populations "were sampled from early May to late September, weekly... On each sampling day two series of 20 samples were taken in close proximity to wooden markers placed at the intersections of a 30- x 40-pace grid. One series was taken with a square-yard sampler... and the other with a 15-in. net (15 sweeps of 180 per sample)" (sampling was therefore over approximately 21 weeks)
Sample: 2197
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-08-05 14:16:18
Modified: 2016-08-05 14:16:18
Abundance distribution
8 species
0 singletons
total count 2394
standardised richness: 8.0
Fisher's α: 1.032
geometric series k: 0.4435
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4262
Shannon's H: 0.9168
Good's u: 1.0000