Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (dry season)
Basic information
Sample name: Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (dry season)

Reference: L. Vieira and F. A. B. Silva. 2012. Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) of the Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá, Bahia, Brazil. Check List 8(4):733-739 [ER 1061]
Country: Brazil
State: Bahia

Coordinate: 13° 53' 0" S, 41° 6' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "on the southern portion of the Chapada Diamantina"
coordinate is the midpoint of ranges stated in the text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.0
WMT: 26.0
CMT: 16.0
MAP: 600.0
Habitat comments: "semi-arid... the rainy season lasts from November to April... The vegetation of the region is deciduous and xerophytic, composed mainly of shrub caatinga"
MAT, CMT, and WMT are for the Bagisa farm weather station and are from Viana et al. (2014, J Pollination Ecology)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 482
Years: 2010
Days: 1
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 60
Sampling comments: "At each site ten pitfall traps were placed containing approximately 50 g of human feces or bovine carcass (decomposing beef) as attractive bait... traps wereinstalled along two transects 20 m apart, and the traps were spaced by 10 m... pitfalls remained installed for 24 hours"
Sample: 1568
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-19 13:02:29
Modified: 2016-01-17 17:19:43
Abundance distribution
18 species
3 singletons
total count 482
standardised richness: 9.3
Fisher's α: 3.688
geometric series k: 0.7378
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7885
Shannon's H: 1.9398
Good's u: 0.9938