Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (wet season)
Basic information
Sample name: Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (wet 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]
Geography
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
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"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1661
Years: 2011
Days: 1
Seasons: wet or monsoon
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"
Metadata
Sample: 1569
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-19 13:06:07
Modified: 2015-05-19 13:06:07
Abundance distribution
16 species
2 singletons
total count 1661
Fisher's α: 2.454
geometric series k: 0.6622
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8249
Shannon's H: 1.9783
Good's u: 0.9988
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