Buldhana District
Basic information
Sample name: Buldhana District

Reference: P. S. Joshi and V. T. Tantarpale. 2016. Diversity of Saurian fauna in the Buldhana district, Maharashtra, India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 9:306-311 [ER 2275]
Geography
Country: India
State: Maharashtra

Coordinate: 21° 4' N, 76° 28' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "in the Amravati division... between 1951' N and 2117' N latitude and 7557' E and 7659' E longitude"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 34.9
CMT: 21.4
MAP: 797.0
Habitat comments: "The climatic condition of this district is characterized by a hot summer, well-distributed rainfall during the south-west monsoon season, and generally dry weather during the rest of the year... During summer, the mean daily maximum temperature was 42.3C and the minimum was 27.4C, and it decreased toward winter with a mean daily maximum temperature of 27.6C and a minimum of 15.1C"
Methods
Life forms: lizards
Sampling methods: no design, visual
Sample size: 295
Years: 2014, 2015
Sampling comments: field work was "during February 2014 to January 2015" and "The survey was made using a 'visual encounter survey' method... as well as by employing randomized walking"
Metadata
Sample: 2375
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-12-17 16:01:07
Modified: 2016-12-17 16:01:07
Abundance distribution
14 species
1 singleton
total count 295
Fisher's α: 3.057
geometric series k: 0.7501
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8947
Shannon's H: 2.3761
Good's u: 0.9966
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