Kirrama State Forest (open forest/intercept traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Kirrama State Forest (open 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]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 18° 40' S, 145° 44' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.3
CMT: 19.7
MAP: 1200.0
Habitat comments: "open forest dominated by" Eucalyptus with grassy herbaceous layer"
there is a "dry season from May to November"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 94294 (Townsville Airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: line transect, other traps
Sample size: 694
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
Metadata
Sample: 603
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 15:13:35
Modified: 2015-09-28 19:15:19
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 694
Fisher's α: 1.083
geometric series k: 0.3558
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4330
Shannon's H: 0.7700
Good's u: 0.9971
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