Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (nocturnal traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (nocturnal traps)

Reference: E. Andresen. 2002. Dung beetles in a Central Amazonian rainforest and their ecological role as secondary seed dispersers. Ecological Entomology 27:257-270 [ER 311]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Amazonas

Coordinate: 2° 30' S, 60° 0' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: about 90 km north of Manaus
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.7
MAP: 2186.0
Habitat comments: "primary terra firme forest" consisting of "an 800 ha forest reserve"
climate data apply to Manaus
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 10
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 5321
Years: 1996 - 1998
Days: 14
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 140
Sampling comments: monkey dung-baited pitfall traps
14 rounds of dusk-to-dawn trapping with 10 traps at the same sites on each occasion
Metadata
Sample: 622
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 10:55:27
Modified: 2015-09-28 20:49:21
Abundance distribution
52 species
7 singletons
total count 5321
Fisher's α: 7.998
geometric series k: 0.8647
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8490
Shannon's H: 2.4373
Good's u: 0.9987
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