Mt. Aso (non-grazing, 2005)
Basic information
Sample name: Mt. Aso (non-grazing, 2005)

Reference: K. Murata and A. Matsuura. 2011. Effect of grazing intensity on species diversity of butterfly communities in the habitat of Shijimiaeoides divinus asonis (Matsumura). Lepidoptera Science 62(1):41-50 [ER 2904]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 32° 53' N, 131° 6' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "on the volcanic slopes of Mt. Aso" (which is in Aso Kuju National Park)
coordinate is based on Mount Aso
Climate and habitat
Habitat: montane grassland
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "grasslands mainly covered with natural herbaceous plants"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: line transect, butterfly nets, visual
Sample size: 700
Years: 2005
Days: 24
Sampling comments: "Butterflies were monitored by the route census method during the flight season (April to October)... for a total of 24 days each year... along a 500 m route taking about 10 minutes... Individuals that were not distinguished in the field were captured for identification and then released"
Metadata
Sample: 3120
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-21 17:05:26
Modified: 2018-12-21 17:05:45
Abundance distribution
48 species
11 singletons
total count 700
Fisher's α: 11.679
geometric series k: 0.8908
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8578
Shannon's H: 2.6813
Good's u: 0.9843
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