Mt. Samsai
Basic information
Sample name: Mt. Samsai
Sample aka: Hunstein Range

Reference: J. H. Cox and T. C. Emmel. 2010. Ecological surveys of the Lepidoptera fauna of the Hunstein Range, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, emphasizing butterfly populations and habitat in the Mt. Samsai area. Tropical Lepidoptera Research 20(2):88-99 [ER 2903]
Geography
Country: Papua New Guinea
State: East Sepik

Coordinate: 4° 31' S, 142° 36' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: sites are distributed along a single long route
coordinate is the approximate midpoint of stated values
elevation 23 to 1110 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "densely forested and almost uninhabited... barely affected by human activities"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 21
Sampling methods: no design, butterfly nets
Sample size: 920
Years: 2003
Days: 14
Sampling comments: "Lepidoptera were captured by standard netting techniques" between 9 and 22 October 2003
Metadata
Sample: 3119
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-21 16:32:40
Modified: 2018-12-21 16:32:40
Abundance distribution
103 species
27 singletons
total count 920
Fisher's α: 29.736
geometric series k: 0.9569
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9714
Shannon's H: 4.0187
Good's u: 0.9707
Register
Atrophaneura polydorus7
Ornithoptera priamus poseidon4
Graphium agamemnon ligatum6
Graphium wallacei wallacei1
Graphium thule3
Graphium sarpedon choredon10
Graphium aristeus parmatum5
Graphium eurypylus lycaenoides41
Papilio aegeus ormenus5
Papilio ambrax ambrax6
Papilio ulysses autolycus1
Papilio euchenor euchenor10
Catopsilia pomona crocale7
Eurema hecabe oeta18
Eurema blanda sahara1
Eurema puella diotima23
Gandaca butyrosa aiguina8
Elodina hypatia12
Salatera cycinnia corinna1
Appias celestina galerus6
Appias ada thasia6
Cepora abnormis euryxantha1
Cepora abnormis abnormis2
Delias mysis lara1
Delias gabia zarate1
Delias ennia xelianthe1
Delias ornytion13
Delias discus apodiscus27
Tellervo nedusia nedusia25
Tellervo assarica hiempsal89
Parantica melusine7
Euploea leucostictus nemertes1
Euploea leucostictus swierstrae1
Euploea algea tenebrosa1
Euploea netsheri erana10
Euploea alcathoe coffea1
Euploea wallacei melia8
includes two specimens "near" this form
Morphopsis biakensis4
Hyantis hodeva hageni15
Taenaris catops westwoodi58
includes 14 specimens "near" this form
Taenaris bioculatus charon9
Taenaris dina dina3
Taenaris myops wahnesi16
includes 4 specimens "near" this form
Taenaris cyclops cyclops15
includes 2 specimens "near" this form
Taenaris chionides chionides1
Taenaris dimona areia3
Mycalesis duponcelli eminens12
Mycalesis mucia mucia14
Mycalesis phidon phidonides5
Mycalesis elia elia12
Mycalesis drusillodes7
Mycalesis cacodaemon cacodaemon12
Mycalesis comes4
includes 2 specimens "near" this species
Mycalesis fulvianetta fulvianetta3
Lamprolenis nitida15
Hypocysta isis pelagia10
Hypocysta hygea noctula4
Mycalesis aleria2
Elymnias paradoxa1
Charaxes latona cimonides1
Polyura jupiter jupiter1
Prothoe australis hewitsoni12
Cyrestis acilia acilia17
Lexias aeropa eutychius12
includes 8 specimens "near" this form
Parthenos aspila aspila10
Pantoporia venila anceps2
Neptis praslini maionia4
Neptis satina2
Phaedyma shepardi damia4
Mynes geoffroyi doryca1
Mynes anemone2
Hypolimnas alimena eremita10
Yoma algina netonia1
Cethosia cydippe damasippe16
Vindula arsinoe ada4
Terinos tethys udaios38
Cirrochroa regina myra10
Vagrans egista propinqua3
Phalanta alcippe cervina28
Cupha prosope turneri34
Dicallaneura decorata ostrina1
Praetaxila satraps satraps5
Praetaxila tyrannus polyphemus6
Hypochrysops chrysargyrus1
Arhopala meander1
Arhopala thamyrus phryxus5
Hypolycaena phorbas silo3
Deudorix sp.1
"epijarbas group"
Deudorix littoralis1
Anthene seltuttus seltuttus6
Nacaduba kurava cyaneira4
Danis danis apollonius26
Danis melimnos4
"ssp. nov."
Perpheres perpheres peri19
Psychonotis caelius plotinus2
Sahulana scintillata1
Jamides aetherialis caerulina9
Jamides allectuis allectus2
Jamides reverdini2
Jamides coritus pseudechylus11
Epimastidia inops pilumna1
Callictita ? upola1
Udara rona rona1