Real Minero
Basic information
Sample name: Real Minero

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° 26' 39" N, 96° 35' 18" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude based on map
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.0
CMT: 21.5
MAP: 1547.0
Habitat comments: originally "tropical deciduous forest" but now "patches of forest... interspersed with pastureland"
climate data based on station 76692 (Heroica Veracruz)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2179
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: 624
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 11:37:37
Modified: 2015-09-28 21:01:24
Abundance distribution
14 species
2 singletons
total count 2179
Fisher's α: 2.002
geometric series k: 0.5862
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6767
Shannon's H: 1.4962
Good's u: 0.9991
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