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Insect RTUs from the degraded forest fragments in the Attappady and Anaikatti landscapes.

Citation

Ramalingam, Ravi; Rajan, Priyadarsanan Dharma (2021), Insect RTUs from the degraded forest fragments in the Attappady and Anaikatti landscapes., Dryad, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.wstqjq2mb

Abstract

Datasets were collected as part of the project titled "EVALUATING THE EFFICEINCY OF RESTORATION EFFORTS IN REVIVING TROPICAL FORESTS USING GROUND INSECTS AS INDICATORS."

Methods

Insects were collected through pitfall trapping (in January and May of 2008 and 2009) from the 24 degraded forest fragments of the Attappady hills along with four sites within the adjoining Anaikatti forests.

Funding

International Foundation for Science

Rufford Foundation