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Table 2 Species richness and sample coverage across habitats per taxonomic group

From: A systematic survey of regional multi-taxon biodiversity: evaluating strategies and coverage

  Habitat type Coverage New records in DK
Total Natural HighSpcRich Arable Plantations Across sites Within sites
Vascular plants 719 601 (225) 330 (21) 192 (47) 131 (2) 0.97  
Mosses 254 221 (106) 96 (11) 20 (3) 78 (4) 0.97  
Lichens 200 183 (92) 76 (9) 19 (5) 58 (3) 0.96 1
Macrofungi 1774 1532 (995) 615 (128) 146 (18) 557 (131) 0.92 110
Gallers/miners 203 169 (108) 48 (10) 19 (6) 41 (16) 0.86 12
Gastropods 75 72 (18) 42 (0) 19 (1) 38 (2) 0.99  
Araneae 335 313 (102) 147 (5) 126 (4) 127 (12) 1 0.87 3
Coleoptera 554 473 (215) 154 (23) 203 (49) 135 (17) 1 0.91  
Carabidae 123 104 (43) 34 (3) 51 (15) 35 (1) 1 0.93  
Hemiptera 446 470 (188) 192 (13) 168 (9) 107 (8) 1 0.79 7
Diptera 196 181 (89) 63 (9) 77 (12) 35 (4) 0.99 0.79 1
Syrphidae 98 89 (42) 31 (2) 42 (6) 20 (2) 0.98 0.81  
Hymenoptera 186 180 (104) 53 (14) 40 (6) 28 (5) 0.98 0.71 1
Lepidoptera 127 127 (71) 31 (3) 33 (3) 16 (2) 0.87 0.67  
Trichoptera 80 77 (39) 23 (1) 24 (2) 16 (1) 0.99 0.92  
Psocoptera 37 41 (8) 23 (0) 26 (0) 18 (1)  
Neuroptera 23 21 (8) 9 (1) 7 (0) 7 (3)  
Orthoptera 20 20 (5) 11 (0) 10 (1) 3 (0)  
Opiliones 18 17 (3) 11 (0) 9 (0) 14 (0)  
Prostigmata 5 4 (4) 2 (1)  
Strepsiptera 2 2 (1) 1 (0) 1 (0) 1
Raphidioptera 2 2 (2)  
Plecoptera 1 1 (1)  
  1. Number of species per taxonomic group found in natural sites (n = 90), perceived areas of high species richness (HighSpcRich, n = 10), arable land (n = 15), and plantations (n = 15). Gallers/miners represent multiple insect taxa (see Additional file 2: Appendix B for a full list). Data for insects are given per order with additional rows for the species-rich families of Carabidae and Syrphidae. The number of unique species for each habitat type and taxonomic group is given in brackets. Across sites coverage is the proportion of species likely to be found across all 130 sites, which were actually observed as estimated by extrapolation using the iNEXT package. Within sites coverage is the mean of the site specific coverage values across the 130 sites for invertebrates with abundance data. The number of new species for Denmark found during the project is also given for each taxonomic group