Vilela Farm
Basic information
Sample name: Vilela Farm

Reference: C. H. Marchiori, E. R. Caldas, and K. G. S. Almeida. 2003. Succession of Scarabaeidae on bovine dung in Itumbiara, Goiás, Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 32(1):173-176 [ER 1062]
Country: Brazil
State: Goiás

Coordinate: 18° 25' S, 49° 13' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "5 km distant from downtown Itumbiara"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "approximately 29 ha where 50 heads of 'Girolanda' breed dairy cattle are raised"
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 3229
Years: 2001
Sampling comments: "Hand made dung pads of approximately 2 liters each were placed into 10 circular plastic trays" which were "placed at the ground level"; there were 10 sampling events but the number of sampling hours varied considerably
Sample: 1570
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-19 13:19:18
Modified: 2015-05-19 13:19:18
Abundance distribution
14 species
0 singletons
total count 3229
standardised richness: 14.0
Fisher's α: 1.879
geometric series k: 0.5834
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5113
Shannon's H: 1.2202
Good's u: 1.0000