East Anglian Fen Invertebrate Survey: Coleoptera
Records of beetles (Coleoptera) from the original East Anglian Fen Invertebrate Survey (EAFIS).
The Norfolk and Suffolk Braods. England.
The East Anglian Fenland Invertebrate Survey (EAFIS) was carried out between 1988 and 1990 and produced 165 standardised samples from 87 sampling stations at 43 sites containing 26,723 records of 1,676 species. 2,636 additional records were collected casually and these included a further 511 species. This dataset represents the Coleoptera recorded from these samples. The EAFIS project was carried out by the Nature Conservancy Council.
There is a high degree of confidence in the data.Traps were set and serviced by A.P. Foster and D.A. Procter. Mrs L. Dear and Messrs H. Bowell, P. Cardy, R. Morris and M. Parsons assisted with the sorting of samples. Identification of specimens was carried out by J.H. Bratton, Mrs J. Breach, J.T. Burn, P.J. Chandler, J. Cooter, M.J. Darby, Dr G.N. Foster, Dr K. Decleer, Dr C.M. Drake, S.J. Falk, Dr E.K. Goldie-Smith, G. Haggett, P.J. Hodge, R.E. Jones, Dr I.J. Killeen, Dr P. Kirby, Dr B.R. Laurence, Dr M.L. Luff, Dr I.F.G. McLean, Dr M. Morris, R.K.A. Morris, D. Notton, Prof. J.A. Owen, C.M. Plant, Dr D.A. Sheppard, A.E. Stubbs, J. Valentine
A variety of different trapping methods were employed, including pitfall trapping, sweep neeting, pan traps and a number of other direct search techniques.
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