Blackbeard Island
Basic information
Sample name: Blackbeard Island

Reference: G. T. Fincher. 1975. Dung beetles of Blackbeard Island (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 29(4):319-320 [ER 290]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Georgia

Coordinate: 31° 29' N, 81° 13' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Blackbeard Island
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.7
CMT: 10.8
MAP: 1330.0
Habitat comments: "forested mainly with live oaks"
climate data based on station 72207 (Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: pitfall traps
Sample size: 19203
Years: 1970
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 146
Net or trap nights: 584
Sampling comments: "Ninety-six feces-baitedpit traps were placed throughout the island near roadways during the first visit (July 6-9), and 50 traps were placed during the second visit (September 21-24). Swine feces was used as bait, and the traps wereemptiedand baited twice daily"
Metadata
Sample: 587
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 09:49:18
Modified: 2015-09-28 17:32:06
Abundance distribution
19 species
1 singleton
total count 19203
Fisher's α: 2.081
geometric series k: 0.6234
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8195
Shannon's H: 1.9183
Good's u: 0.9999
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