Višosa (cow dung)
Basic information
Sample name: Višosa (cow dung)

Reference: J. N. C. Louzada and P. R. Carvalho e Silva. 2009. Utilisation of introduced Brazilian pastures ecosystems by native dung beetles: diversity patterns and resource use. Insect Conservation and Diversity 2:45-52 [ER 315]
Country: Brazil
State: Minas Gerais

Coordinate: 20° 45' S, 42° 50' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude 600 to 800 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 19.0
MAP: 1341.0
Habitat comments: "sub-tropical and moderately humid" and zone Cwa
currently "cattle pastures"; original environment assumed to have been dry broadleaf forest based on precip and on location in far southeastern Minas Gerais near Rio de Janeiro (i.e., in the Zona da Mata)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 12
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 239
Years: 1994
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 48
Sampling comments: two cattle-dung baited pitfall traps in each of 12 pastures
Sample: 627
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 12:40:09
Modified: 2015-09-29 19:58:46
Abundance distribution
19 species
7 singletons
total count 239
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 4.850
geometric series k: 0.7769
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7659
Shannon's H: 1.8699
Good's u: 0.9708