Cumberland Island
Basic information
Sample name: Cumberland Island

Reference: G. T. Fincher and R. E. Woodruff. 1979. Dung beetles of Cumberland Island, Georgia (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 33(1):69-70 [ER 291]
Geography
Country: United States
State: Georgia

Coordinate: 30° 51' N, 81° 27' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Cumberland Island
"half the island is less than 10 feet above sea level"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.3
CMT: 12.9
MAP: 1416.0
Habitat comments: mostly "forested uplands (oak-pine communities)" plus salt marshes and sand dunes
climate data based on station 72206 (Jacksonville International Airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 71074
Years: 1976
Days: 1
Nets or traps: 100
Net or trap nights: 100
Sampling comments: 100 pig feces-baited pit traps laid out for one day
Metadata
Sample: 588
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 09:53:46
Modified: 2015-09-28 17:30:56
Abundance distribution
17 species
0 singletons
total count 71074
Fisher's α: 1.587
geometric series k: 0.6192
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6128
Shannon's H: 1.3312
Good's u: 1.0000
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