Bangi Reserve Forest (secondary forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Bangi Reserve Forest (secondary forest)

Reference: A. M. M. Din, W. M. A. Halim, S. Z. S. Ahmad, and S. Yaakop. 2019. Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) composition to three different ecosystem functions: a study case in Malaysia. Tropical Life Sciences Research 30(3):69-82 [ER 3295]
Country: Malaysia
State: Selangor

Coordinate: 2° 54' 50" N, 101° 47' 13" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a forest patch owned by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Both of these forests had experience series of logging activities or for the surrounding developments. Shahabuddin et al. (2005) classified secondary forests as it has the highest trees are not more than 15 m, shrubs with 2 m height, and the age is around 10 years. Both of the selected forests are applicable with the characteristics listed. BRF faced the logging period on 19411968"
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 575
Years: 2013, 2014
Days: 6
Nets or traps: 15
Net or trap nights: 90
Sampling comments: "A sampling of dung beetles was performed from November 2013 until October 2014 by using 15 rotten fish-baited pitfall traps that aligned into three transects... Each transect consists of five pitfall traps which aligned in a straight line or any possible line based on the surrounding condition. The distance between the traps were about 45 m from each other, and the distance between transects was 810 m apart. The traps were then left for 24 h before collecting the samples, and the collection repeated three times" (sampling effort 3 transects x 5 traps x 2 days x 3 times = 90 trap days)
Sample: 3664
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-06-07 19:24:11
Modified: 2020-06-07 19:24:11
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 575
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.720
geometric series k: 0.8278
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8691
Shannon's H: 2.1730
Good's u: 1.0000