Simian Mountain Natural Reserve (Sample I)
Basic information
Sample name: Simian Mountain Natural Reserve (Sample I)

Reference: Q.-L. Yang, Y. Zeng, Y. Yang, and X.-C. Du. 2019. Butterfly diversity in different habitats in Simian Mountain Nature Reserve, China (Insecta: Lepidoptera). SHILAP Revista de Lepidopterología 47(188):1 [ER 3261]
Geography
Country: China
State: Chongqing

Coordinate: 28.321° N, 106.236° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "28.251~28.391 N, 106.221~106.251 E... in Jiangjin District, Chongqing"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: Jiangjin District has a "subtropical monsoon climate" according to Wikipedia
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Site length: 2000.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: line transect, visual
Sample size: 670
Years: 2016 - 2018
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Sampling comments: there were "five fixed-distance belt transects, i.e., sampling sites" of which this is one, and each "measures two kilometres long and five metres wide"
the butterflies "were observed or collected... and some photos were taken... Monthly field surveys were conducted from April to September in the five belt transects during 2016 to 2018. The intervals between two monthly observations were 20-30 days... A few individuals that could not be identified accurately in the field were captured"
Metadata
Sample: 3604
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-04-25 13:54:41
Modified: 2020-04-25 13:54:41
Abundance distribution
83 species
26 singletons
total count 670
Fisher's α: 24.947
geometric series k: 0.9449
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9499
Shannon's H: 3.6120
Good's u: 0.9612
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