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Table 4 Spatial variations in the flora diversity (measured by Simpson’s diversity index, Shannon-Wiener diversity index, species richness, and species evenness) and plant densities, among different distances from the hiking trail in W. Telah

From: Impact of hiking trails on the diversity of flower-visiting insects in Wadi Telah, St. Katherine protectorate, Egypt

Distances from the hiking trail Species Richness (S) Abundance Simpson diversity index (D) Shannon-Wiener diversity index (H) Species evenness (E) Plantdensity
0 m 5 7 0.857 ± 0.107 1.475 0.917 3.5
20 m 9 30 0.787 ± 0.059 1.697 0.772 3.33
40 m 18 86 0.921 ± 0.020 2.577 0.892 4.3
60 m 14 65 0.896 ± 0.023 2.338 0.886 5.9
120 m 16 92 0.931 ± 0.014 2.499 0.901 11.5