South of Busselton (carrion bait)
Basic information
Sample name: South of Busselton (carrion bait)

Reference: T. J. Ridsdill Smith, T. A. Weir, and S. B. Peck. 1983. Dung beetles (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae and Aphodiinae) active in forest habitats in southwestern Australia during winter. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 22:307-309 [ER 309]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 33° 39' S, 115° 11' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: south of Busselton and west of the Stirling Range
the stated latitude seems right but the longitude puts the coordinate NNE of the Stirling Range and nowhere near Busselton, so I have used the Busselton coordinate instead
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.6
CMT: 13.2
MAP: 761.0
Habitat comments: tall open karri forest, open jarrah forest, and heath (including woodland)
climate data based on station 94610 (Perth Airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 29
Sampling methods: pitfall traps
Sample size: 1365
Days: 5
Sampling comments: either 10 small traps or 1 or 2 large traps at each of 29 sites "left for an average of 5 d"
Metadata
Sample: 619
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 10:33:04
Modified: 2015-09-28 20:46:48
Abundance distribution
11 species
0 singletons
total count 1365
Fisher's α: 1.635
geometric series k: 0.5559
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3788
Shannon's H: 0.8847
Good's u: 1.0000
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