Jalcomulco
Basic information
Sample name: Jalcomulco

Reference: G. Halffter and L. Aurellano. 2002. Response of dung beetle diversity to human-induced changes in a tropical landscape. Biotropica 34(1):144-154 [ER 312]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Veracruz

Coordinate: 19° 19' 39" N, 96° 44' 8" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude based on map
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.0
CMT: 21.5
MAP: 1547.0
Habitat comments: originally "tropical deciduous forest" but now remnant vegetation with "patches of different successional stages"
climate data based on station 76692 (Heroica Veracruz)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1314
Nets or traps: 440
Net or trap nights: 556
Sampling comments: four kinds of excrement- or carrion-baited traps with respectively 40 traps left open for 24 hours and 168 left open for 12 hours; the same setup; 20 traps left open for 24 hours; and 4 left open for 30 days, for a total of 208 + 208 +20 + 120 = 556 trap days
Metadata
Sample: 623
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 11:33:46
Modified: 2015-09-28 21:01:31
Abundance distribution
15 species
3 singletons
total count 1314
Fisher's α: 2.374
geometric series k: 0.6406
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7484
Shannon's H: 1.7259
Good's u: 0.9977
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