Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary (secondary forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary (secondary forest)

Reference: S. Boonrotpong, S. Sotthibandhu, and C. Pholpunthin. 2004. Species composition of dung beetles in the primary and secondary forests at Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary. Science Asia 30:59-65 [ER 305]
Country: Thailand
State: Songkhla

Coordinate: 15° 58' N, 98° 50' E
Geography comments: coordinate based on ranges given in text
"less than 300 m above sea level"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: wildlife protected area
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 32.4
CMT: 24.3
MAP: 1071.0
Habitat comments: "abandoned rubber plantation" in what was a "tropical rain forest"
climate based on station 48400 (Nakhon Sawan)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 25954
Years: 1999, 2000
Days: 21
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 1260
Sampling comments: one end each of three 2 km line transects with pig dung baited 1-litre pitfall traps spaced 50 m apart (i.e., 60 traps) left out for 3 days every two months over 14 months for a total of 21 days
Sample: 612
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 20:38:55
Modified: 2015-09-28 20:31:43
Abundance distribution
13 species
0 singletons
total count 25954
standardised richness: 13.0
Fisher's α: 1.314
geometric series k: 0.6999
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8487
Shannon's H: 2.0915
Good's u: 1.0000