Danum Valley Field Centre (Riverine A)
Basic information
Sample name: Danum Valley Field Centre (Riverine A)

Reference: A. J. Davis, J. D. Holloway, H. Huijbregts, J. Krikken, A. H. Kirk-Spriggs, and S. L. Sutton. 2001. Dung beetles as indicators of change in the forests of northern Borneo. Journal of Applied Ecology 38(3):593-616 [ER 3043]
Country: Malaysia
State: Sabah

Coordinate: 4° 58' N, 117° 48' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "on the eastern edge of the Danum Valley Conservation Area... within the Ulu Segama Reserve"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 2745.0
Habitat comments: "a 438-km2 area of primary forest... evergreen dipterocarp forest"
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 3032
Years: 1990 - 1992
Days: 9
Nets or traps: 10
Trap spacing: 0.020
Sampling comments: "An extensive trapping programme was carried out between May 1990 and May 1992, using baited pitfalls... Pitfalls... were baited with human faeces... Traps were put at intervals of 20 m, and were left out for 3 days and nights. In general, 10 traps were deployed per transect, although numbers varied... each transect [was] sampled on at least three separate occasions"
Sample: 3300
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2019-03-24 19:33:01
Modified: 2019-03-24 19:33:01
Abundance distribution
48 species
9 singletons
total count 3032
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 8.097
geometric series k: 0.8585
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7783
Shannon's H: 2.1995
Good's u: 0.9970