Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (no harvest management)
Basic information
Sample name: Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (no harvest management)

Reference: A. Masís and R. J. Marquis. 2009. Effects of even-aged and uneven-aged timber management on dung beetle community attributes in a Missouri Ozark forest. Forest Ecology and Management 257:536-545 [ER 1060]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Missouri

Coordinate: 37° 9' N, 91° 4' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: " in Shannon, Reynolds, and Carter Counties in southeastern Missouri" (coordinate based on Current River Conservation Area, which is roughly at the midpoint of these three counties)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 32.0
CMT: -7.0
MAP: 1140.0
Habitat comments: "primarily oak–hickory and oak– pine communities... the landscape is 84% forested"
climate data are apparently for the MOFEP and are from Fan et al. (2008, Forest Ecology and Management)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 902
Days: 6
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 144
Sampling comments: "72 pitfall traps baited with approximately half a tablespoon of fresh human dung" with "eight traps per site, with four in open canopy areas, and four in closed canopy forest"; there were three sampling sessions with two one-day sampling events per session
Metadata
Sample: 1567
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-19 11:53:20
Modified: 2016-01-17 17:24:40
Abundance distribution
15 species
3 singletons
total count 902
Fisher's α: 2.556
geometric series k: 0.6887
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8536
Shannon's H: 2.1036
Good's u: 0.9967
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