Mont Grand Matoury National Nature Reserve (February 2009)
Basic information
Sample name: Mont Grand Matoury National Nature Reserve (February 2009)

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]
Geography
Country: French Guiana

Coordinate: 4° 51' N, 52° 21' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "20 km to the North-West of Kaw... It is an isolated hill, reaching 234 m"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 3686.0
Habitat comments: the general habitat is "2035 m high forest with closed canopy and open understorey" and at the location is "moderately disturbed primary forest on the hill, surrounded by old secondary forest on the slopes. It is less than a kilometer away from an inhabited place and the forest is almost completely surrounded by anthropized land"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 916
Years: 2007
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 12
Net or trap nights: 48
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 4050 m along a linear transect... Traps were operated for 2 48 h periods"
Metadata
Sample: 1665
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-01 19:53:16
Modified: 2015-07-01 19:53:16
Abundance distribution
20 species
2 singletons
total count 916
Fisher's α: 3.610
geometric series k: 0.7277
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7234
Shannon's H: 1.7799
Good's u: 0.9978
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