Torre Paterno
Basic information
Sample name: Torre Paterno
Sample aka: Castelporziano Presidential Estate

Reference: G. M. Carpaneto, A. Mazziotta, and P. Maltzeff. 2011. Are mist nets a menace for threatened insects? A first attempt to gather quantitative data. Journal of Insect Conservation 15:833-837 [ER 3044]
Country: Italy

Coordinate: 41° 40' 48" N, 12° 23' 40" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Castelporziano Presidential Estate... Locality: Torre Paterno"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Nets were placed in a large clearing within a mosaic of Mediterranean evergreen scrub and deciduous lowland forest... Domestic livestock is lacking in the study area"
Life forms: scarab beetles
Site length: 2005.000
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 386
Years: 2005
Days: 31
Seasons: spring
Sampling comments: "captured by the mist nets which were used in 2005 by ornithologists for ringing birds... The sampling activity lasted 30 days (from April 23rd to May 23rd, 2005)"
Sample: 3301
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-03-24 19:56:12
Modified: 2019-03-24 19:56:12
Abundance distribution
6 species
1 singleton
total count 386
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.008
geometric series k: 0.3356
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5153
Shannon's H: 0.8986
Good's u: 0.9974