Kibale National Park (K15)
Basic information
Sample name: Kibale National Park (K15)

Reference: M. Nummelin and I. Hanski. 1989. Dung beetles of the Kibale Forest, Uganda: comparison between virgin and managed forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 5:349-352 [ER 295]
Country: Uganda

Coordinate: 0° 27' N, 30° 26' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 21.6
CMT: 19.9
MAP: 1500.0
Habitat comments: "moist evergreen forest" that was "selectively felled" in 1968 - 1969
MAP given in text; CMT and WMT based on station 64387 (Kigali International Airport), which is not very close but is at almost the same altitude
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 712
Years: 1984 - 1986
Nets or traps: 44
Net or trap nights: 132
Sampling comments: human dung-baited pitfalls
trap and trap-night totals are given in the text
Sample: 1264
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-18 10:47:47
Modified: 2015-10-03 07:41:09
Abundance distribution
17 species
5 singletons
total count 712
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 3.130
geometric series k: 0.6883
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6523
Shannon's H: 1.5518
Good's u: 0.9930