Paracou (interior forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Paracou (interior forest)

Reference: F. Feer. 2008. Responses of dung beetle assemblages to characteristics of rain forest edges. Ecotropica 14:49-62 [ER 307]
Geography
Country: French Guiana

Coordinate: 5° 2' N, 53° 0' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "approximately 37 km northwest of Kourou"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 3160.0
Habitat comments: "lowland tropical rain forest... well drained with high canopy (ca. 3040 m) and open understory"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 2
Site length: 1200.000
Site width: 8.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1475
Years: 2005
Days: 8
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 160
Sampling comments: 2 parallel, 240 m-long transects 50 m apart each with 10 sampling stations unevenly spaced
pitfall traps baited with human dung and left open for four days each over two trapping sessions
Metadata
Sample: 1434
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-03-01 14:23:13
Modified: 2015-10-03 13:11:43
Abundance distribution
43 species
8 singletons
total count 1475
Fisher's α: 8.290
geometric series k: 0.8774
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9016
Shannon's H: 2.6621
Good's u: 0.9946
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