simpson's diversity index

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    Simspons Diversity Index

    I have calculated the simpsons diveristy index for three different strata: Understorey (1-D= 0.55), Subcanopy (1-D=0.77), canopy (1-D=0.83) How can I test if there is a significant difference between these? Do I need to? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have had a play around in...
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    Simpson's diversity index - comparing 2 sites

    I need to compare the Simpson's Diveristy Index of 2 sites. For each site I have collected beetles using pitfall traps - 20 traps per site. Using the total samples for each species, I have calculated Simpson's Diversity Index (reciprocal/inverse). The results are different. I need to know if...