Los Tuxtlas (coati dung/nocturnal)
Basic information
Sample name: Los Tuxtlas (coati dung/nocturnal)

Reference: A. Estrada, G. Halffter, R. Coates-Estrada, and D. A. Meritt Jr. 1993. Dung beetles attracted to mammalian herbivore (Alouatta palliata) and omnivore (Nasua narica) dung in the tropical rain forest of Los Tuxtlas, Mexico. Journal of Tropical Ecology 9(1):45-54 [ER 298]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Veracruz

Coordinate: 18° 34' N, 95° 4' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 150 - 530 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 4900.0
Habitat comments: "lowland evergreen tropical rain forest"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 50
Site length: 500.000
Site width: 5.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 709
Years: 1988
Days: 12
Nets or traps: 50
Net or trap nights: 600
Sampling comments: 50 dung-baited pitfall traps "arranged in two rows 5 m apart... along a 500 m belt transect" were used for one day once a month over 12 months
Metadata
Sample: 599
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 14:07:24
Modified: 2015-09-28 19:06:41
Abundance distribution
15 species
5 singletons
total count 709
Fisher's α: 2.689
geometric series k: 0.6673
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6979
Shannon's H: 1.4924
Good's u: 0.9929
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