Paracou (roadside forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Paracou (roadside forest)

Reference: F. Feer. 2008. Responses of dung beetle assemblages to characteristics of rain forest edges. Ecotropica 14:49-62 [ER 307]
Geography
Country: French Guiana

Coordinate: 5° 2' N, 53° 0' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "approximately 37 km northwest of Kourou"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 3160.0
Habitat comments: "lowland tropical rain forest... secondary regrowth"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 5
Site length: 1200.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 3652
Years: 2005
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 30
Net or trap nights: 120
Sampling comments: 5 parallel, 240 m-long transects 50 m apart each with 6 sampling stations unevenly spaced
pitfall traps baited with human dung and left open for four days
Metadata
Sample: 615
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-27 21:13:43
Modified: 2015-03-01 14:23:00
Abundance distribution
58 species
10 singletons
total count 3652
Fisher's α: 9.790
geometric series k: 0.8878
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8830
Shannon's H: 2.6078
Good's u: 0.9973
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