Kedarkanta
Basic information
Sample name: Kedarkanta
Sample aka: Tons valley, Western Himalayas

Reference: M. Bhardwaj, V. P. Uniyal, A. K. Sanyal, and A. P. Singh. 2012. Butterfly communities along an elevational gradient in the Tons valley, Western Himalayas: Implications of rapid assessment for insect conservation. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 15:207-217 [ER 107]
Geography
Country: India
State: Uttarakhand

Coordinate: 31.3° N, 78.0° E
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: branches or trunks
Disturbance: recent fire, agriculture, grazing
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "covered largely by human dominated mixed scrub, pine forest, and agriculture lands"
medium amount of disturbance from logging and fire and high amount of disturbance from livestock and human habitation
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 16
Site length: 300.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, visual
Sample size: 540
Years: 2010
Days: 20
Seasons: spring, summer
Metadata
Sample: 254
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-04-06 13:03:26
Modified: 2015-07-07 16:54:36
Abundance distribution
35 species
7 singletons
total count 540
Fisher's α: 8.368
geometric series k: 0.8653
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9002
Shannon's H: 2.8184
Good's u: 0.9871
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