Upper Hunter Catchment (unplanted)
Basic information
Sample name: Upper Hunter Catchment (unplanted)

Reference: J. R. Gollan, C. A. M. Reid, P. B. Barnes, and L. Wilkie. 2011. The ratio of exotic-to-native dung beetles can indicate habitat quality in riparian restoration. Insect Conservation and Diversity 4:123-131 [ER 355]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: New South Wales

Coordinate: 32° 34' S, 151° 10' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: three sites scattered across the Upper Hunter River drainage (coordinate based on Singleton, which is very near the first)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
WMT: 23.0
CMT: 12.0
MAP: 1095.0
Habitat comments: "cleared of all native vegetation" and dominated by "exotic herbs and pasture grasses"
climate data based on station 94776 (Williamtown RAAF)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 644
Years: 2005
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 30
Net or trap nights: 60
Sampling comments: 10 pig dung-baited pitfall traps at each of three sites "positioned at least 10 m apart" and "collected after 48 h" (apparently one on occasion during the month of November)
Metadata
Sample: 1279
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-18 13:11:49
Modified: 2015-10-03 10:17:12
Abundance distribution
12 species
2 singletons
total count 644
Fisher's α: 2.093
geometric series k: 0.6088
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7841
Shannon's H: 1.8052
Good's u: 0.9969
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