Mt Mikusa Zephyrus Coppice (1999)
Basic information
Sample name: Mt Mikusa Zephyrus Coppice (1999)

Reference: Y. Nishinaka and M. Ishii. 2006. Effects of experimental mowing on species diversity and assemblage structure of butterflies in a coppice on Mt Mikusa, northern Osaka, central Japan. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 57(3):202-216 [ER 2905]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 34° 57' N, 135° 22' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in northern Osaka Prefecture... on the southeastern slope of Mt Mikusa at an altitude of 400-500 m"
a "preserve comprising about 14.5 ha of a coppice"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a coppice... experimentally arranged in alternating 25-m rows of mown and unmown strips of undergrowth" in an area "covered with deciduous broad-leaf forests dominated by deciduous oaks"
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: line transect, butterfly nets, visual
Sample size: 975
Years: 1999
Sampling comments: "transect counts along a 2, 490-m route... twice a month from April to October... we recorded the number of adults... sighted within a 10-m width... and 5-m height along the transect. Butterflies not readily identified were captured by net and released after identification"
Metadata
Sample: 3121
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-21 18:02:41
Modified: 2018-12-21 18:42:39
Abundance distribution
41 species
12 singletons
total count 975
Fisher's α: 8.664
geometric series k: 0.8660
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8276
Shannon's H: 2.3583
Good's u: 0.9877
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