Dhaka (cattle dung)
Basic information
Sample name: Dhaka (cattle dung)

Reference: S. M. H. Kabir, A. Kabir, and M. Z. R. Majumder. 1990. Relative abundance and species composition of some dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae) in Bangladesh. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 4:439-443 [ER 310]
Country: Bangladesh

Coordinate: 23° 42' 0" N, 90° 22' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "from various localities of Dhaka and several other districts of Bangladesh"
coordinate based on Dhaka
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: pasture
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.9
CMT: 22.9
MAP: 2137.0
Habitat comments: presumably mostly pastures because most specimens are from cattle dung
there is no nearby climate station; climate data are based on Nazmul Karim et al. (2012, Indian J Med Res)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 396
Sampling comments: specimens were collected from natural droppings
Sample: 620
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 10:40:54
Modified: 2020-01-14 15:43:22
Abundance distribution
16 species
0 singletons
total count 396
standardised richness: 16.0
Fisher's α: 3.346
geometric series k: 0.7354
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7107
Shannon's H: 1.8444
Good's u: 1.0000