Kirrama State Forest (rain forest/intercept traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Kirrama State Forest (rain forest/intercept traps)

Reference: C. J. Hill. 1996. Habitat specificity and food preferences of an assemblage of tropical Australian dung beetles. Journal of Tropical Ecology 12(4):449-460 [ER 300]
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 18° 40' S, 145° 44' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.3
CMT: 19.7
MAP: 1200.0
Habitat comments: "rainforest" or "notophyll vine forest"
there is a "dry season from May to November"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 94294 (Townsville Airport)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: line transect, other traps
Sample size: 645
Years: 1994
Days: 48
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 192
Sampling comments: four flight intercept traps placed on two line transects and "cleared every fortnight" over a 48 day period
Sample: 602
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 15:07:18
Modified: 2015-09-28 19:15:25
Abundance distribution
17 species
3 singletons
total count 645
standardised richness: 12.6
Fisher's α: 3.201
geometric series k: 0.7246
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8619
Shannon's H: 2.2672
Good's u: 0.9953