Highland Road Observatory Park (March)
Basic information
Sample name: Highland Road Observatory Park (March)

Reference: M. G. Radtke, C. E. Carlton, and G. B. Williamson. 2008. A dung beetle assemblage in an urban park in Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 7(1):101-110 [ER 1059]
Country: United States
State: Louisiana

Coordinate: 30° 20' 42" N, 91° 4' 25" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in Baton Rouge"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: other protected area
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.2
CMT: 11.8
MAP: 1783.0
Habitat comments: "a fragment of secondary forest of approximately 32.5 ha on the edge of the city... classified as bottomland hardwood"
climate data are for station BTR
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 214
Years: 2004
Days: 5
Nets or traps: 9
Net or trap nights: 45
Sampling comments: "8 to 10 pitfall traps, baited with dung of Sus scrofa L. (pig), spaced at least 20 m apart... Traps were baited on the first day of a collecting period, and the contents collected 5 days later"
Sample: 1566
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-19 11:39:06
Modified: 2020-01-14 20:16:52
Abundance distribution
9 species
2 singletons
total count 214
standardised richness: 4.7
Fisher's α: 1.902
geometric series k: 0.5765
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7033
Shannon's H: 1.4582
Good's u: 0.9907