Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, Site 4)
Basic information
Sample name: Motichur Sanctuary (1998 - 99, Site 4)
Sample aka: Rajaji National Park

Reference: P. C. Joshi. 2007. Community structure and habitat selection of butterflies in Rajaji National Park, a moist deciduous forest in Uttaranchal, India. Tropical Ecology 48(1):119-123 [ER 2246]
Geography
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 29° 45' 0" N, 77° 12' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in a protected forest in the Motichur Sanctuary of Rajaji National Park" in Uttaranchal
elevation 360 to 440 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAP: 1005.0
Habitat comments: "subtropical with distinct summer, winter and rainy seasons. The annual precipitation was 1060 mm and 950 mm in the first and second year of study, respectively... Site 4: Plantation of Tectona grandis and some other species, about 15 years old. Very sparse ground vegetation dominated by weeds and forbs... Highly disturbed by Gujjars and their cattle"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 170
Years: 1998, 1999
Sampling comments: "Sampling of insects was done using systematic net sweeps at 15 days interval" (length of study interval is unclear)
Metadata
Sample: 2302
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-20 20:39:03
Modified: 2016-10-20 20:39:03
Abundance distribution
27 species
7 singletons
total count 170
Fisher's α: 9.043
geometric series k: 0.8677
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8936
Shannon's H: 2.6882
Good's u: 0.9592
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