Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (contiguous forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (contiguous forest)

Reference: B. C. Klein. 1989. Effects of forest fragmentation on dung and carrion beetle communities in central Amazonia. Ecology 70(6):1715-1725 [ER 296]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Amazonas

Coordinate: 2° 25' S, 59° 50' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "80 km north of Manaus"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.7
MAP: 2186.0
Habitat comments: climate data based on Andresen (2002) (see samples 621 and 622)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 12
Site length: 1224.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1381
Years: 1986
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 18
Net or trap nights: 72
Sampling comments: one sites within each of three blocks each consisting of a six trap transect spaced at 17 m, with treatments "run simultaneously for 4 d"
aged beef-baited pitfall traps
Metadata
Sample: 596
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 13:27:42
Modified: 2015-10-03 13:09:04
Abundance distribution
44 species
5 singletons
total count 1381
Fisher's α: 8.666
geometric series k: 0.8793
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9251
Shannon's H: 3.0010
Good's u: 0.9964
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