Kurukshetra
Basic information
Sample name: Kurukshetra

Reference: N. Kakkar and S. K. Gupta. 2010. Diversity and seasonal fluctuations in dung beetle (Coleoptera) community in Kurukshetra, India. Entomological Research 40:189-192 [ER 319]
Geography
Country: India
State: Haryana

Coordinate: 29° 58' N, 76° 51' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 32.0
CMT: 14.5
MAP: 582.0
Habitat comments: "a forest" in a "semiarid" environment
cold month min/max 7/35, warm month min/max 22/42
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 990
Years: 2007
Days: 13
Nets or traps: 5
Net or trap nights: 65
Sampling comments: five cattle dung-baited pitfall traps installed weekly over a four month period (i.e., 13 times) and operated for 24 hours on each occasion
Metadata
Sample: 632
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 14:43:05
Modified: 2015-09-29 20:10:30
Abundance distribution
31 species
6 singletons
total count 990
Fisher's α: 6.080
geometric series k: 0.8251
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8387
Shannon's H: 2.2885
Good's u: 0.9939
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