Nouragues Research Station (November 2007)
Basic information
Sample name: Nouragues Research Station (November 2007)

Reference: F. Feer and O. Boissier. 2015. Variations in dung beetle assemblages across a gradient of hunting in a tropical forest. Ecological Indicators 57:164-170 [ER 1141]
Country: French Guiana

Coordinate: 4° 5' N, 52° 40' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 60 to 200 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 2690.0
Habitat comments: "The climate is of equatorial type and is characterized by one dry (August–November) and one wet season (December–July)" and the habitat is "20–35 m high forest with closed canopy and open understorey"
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 584
Years: 2007
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 40
Sampling comments: pitfall traps "were baited with c. 40 g of fresh human faeces... Twelve traps (ten in Nouragues) were placed at each site, separated by 40–50 m along a linear transect... Traps were operated for 2 × 48 h periods"
Sample: 1663
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-01 19:35:19
Modified: 2015-07-01 19:35:19
Abundance distribution
33 species
7 singletons
total count 584
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 7.572
geometric series k: 0.8585
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8726
Shannon's H: 2.5171
Good's u: 0.9880