Maputo Special Reserve (reserve farm)
Basic information
Sample name: Maputo Special Reserve (reserve farm)

Reference: C. T. Jacobs, C. H. Scholtz, F. Escobar, and A. L. V. Davis. 2010. How might intensification of farming influence dung beetle diversity (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Maputo Special Reserve (Mozambique)?. Journal of Insect Conservation 14(4):389-399 [ER 318]
Geography
Country: Mozambique

Coordinate: -26.5° S, 32.8° E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "5070 km south of Maputo"
coordinate estimated from map in text
altitude 43 to 67 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.3
MAP: 755.0
Habitat comments: precip 747 to 762 mm
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 8127
Years: 2007
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 15
Net or trap nights: 60
Sampling comments: five pig dung-baited pitfall traps placed "50 m apart" in each of three sites and "operated for 48 h" (apparently on one occasion)
Metadata
Sample: 1271
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-18 11:16:01
Modified: 2015-10-03 07:48:13
Abundance distribution
43 species
5 singletons
total count 8127
Fisher's α: 5.956
geometric series k: 0.8305
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8352
Shannon's H: 2.3649
Good's u: 0.9994
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