Xitiange
Basic information
Sample name: Xitiange

Reference: Y. Liu, M. Duan, X. Zhang, X. Zhang, Z. Yu, and J. C. Axmacher. 2015. Effects of plant diversity, habitat and agricultural landscape structure on the functional diversity of carabid assemblages in the North China Plain. Insect Conservation and Diversity 8:163-176 [ER 2897]
Geography
Country: China
State: Beijing

Coordinate: 40° 23' 0" N, 116° 44' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "at Xitiange village in Northeastern Miyun County"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 11.5
MAP: 700.0
Habitat comments: "agricultural land accounts for about 55% of the total area, while residential and roads account for a further 21%... The most common agricultural crops are winter wheat/summer maize and peanuts, with large areas also used as fruit orchards. Semi-natural land... accounts for about 12% of the sample land-scape"
Methods
Life forms: ground beetles
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1750
Years: 2010
Days: 36
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 30
Net or trap nights: 1080
Sampling comments: "Beetles were sampled over periods of 6 days every month between the beginning of May and the end of September 2010 using a total of five pitfall traps at each plot" and there were six plots in distinct habitats
Metadata
Sample: 3106
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-11-02 18:33:32
Modified: 2018-11-02 18:33:32
Abundance distribution
17 species
4 singletons
total count 1750
Fisher's α: 2.612
geometric series k: 0.6607
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7267
Shannon's H: 1.5914
Good's u: 0.9977
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