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Table 1 The earthworm abundance (species wise) and their diversity indices in different sampling sites

From: Soil properties changes earthworm diversity indices in different agro-ecosystem

SitesIndividuals/m2 *M. posthuma
(Endogeic)
A. morrisi
(Anecic)
A. alexandri
(Anecic)
E. waltoni
(Anecic)
E. incommodus
(Anecic)
M. houlleti
(Endogeic)
O. beatrix
(Endogeic)
P. excavatus
(Epigeic)
M. birmanica
(Endogeic)
P. elongata
(Endogeic)
Shannon Wiener Diversity Index (H’)**Species Richness
(DMg)**
Species Evenness
(E)**
Spot 115 (Mp)++001
Spot 215 (4 Ew, 11 Ei)+++0.570.360.89
Spot 310 (Ei)+001
Spot 414 (Am)++001
Spot 517 (Mp)++001
Spot 612 (Mp)++001
Spot 79 (Mp)++001
Spot 816 (Mp)++001
Spot 915 (Mp)++001
Spot 1018 (5 Mh, 13 Mp)+++0.590.340.90
Spot 1111 (Mp)++001
Spot 1217 (Mp)++001
Spot 1312 (Mp)++001
Spot 1415 (Mp)++001
Spot 1515 (12 Mp, 3 Ew)+++0.500.360.82
Spot 1613 (Mp)++001
Spot 1712 (9 Mp, 3 Aa)+++0.560.400.87
Spot 1816 (Mp)++001
Spot 1917 (13 Mp, 4 Aa)+++0.540.350.86
Spot 2012 (Ob)++001
Spot 2113 (7 Ob, 6 Mh)++++0.690.380.99
Spot 2216 (10 Ob, 6 Ew)+++0.660.360.96
Spot 2316 (12 Ob, 4 Mb)+++0.560.360.87
Spot 2413 (Mh)++001
Spot 2517 (Mh)++001
Spot 2614 (8 Ob, 6 Ew)+++0.680.370.98
Spot 2711 (Ew)++001
Spot 2813 (Ob)++001
Spot 299 (Ew)++001
Spot 3012 (8 Mh, 4 Pex)+++0.630.400.94
Spot 3114 (Ob)++001
Spot 3216 (Mh)++001
Spot 3312 (Ob)++001
Spot 3416 (9 Ob, 7 Mh)+++0.680.360.99
Spot 3511 (Ew)++001
Spot 3618 (13 Mp, 5 Pe)+++0.590.340.90
Spot 3721 (13 Mp, 8 Aa)+++0.660.320.97
Spot 3816 (Mp)++001
Spot 3918 (Mp)++001
Spot 4022 (14 Mp, 6 Am, 2 Aa)++++0.860.640.78
Spot 4122 (16 Mp, 6 Mb)+++0.580.320.89
Spot 4218 (Mp)++001
Spot 4316 (Mp)++001
Spot 4415 (Mp)++001
  1.  + = Abundance (Species have 1 to 50% population); ++ = Most abundance (Species have more than 50% population); − = Absent (No species reported)
  2. * Mp: Metaphire posthuma; Ew: Eutyphoeus waltoni; Ei: Eutyphoeus incommodus; Am: Amynthas morrisi; Mh: Metaphire houlleti; Aa: Amynthas alexandri; Ob: Octochaetona beatrix; Mb: Metaphire birmanica
  3. Pex: Perionyx excavatus; Pe: Polypheretima elongata
  4. ** Shannon–Wiener diversity index, Species richness and Species evenness was applied only on adult earthworms