Charles Darwin Ecological Refuge (forest habitat)
Basic information
Sample name: Charles Darwin Ecological Refuge (forest habitat)

Reference: F. A. B. Silva, C. M. Q. Costa, R. C. Moura, and A. I. Farias. 2010. Study of the dung beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) community at two sites: Atlantic forest and clear-cut, Pernambuco, Brazil. Environmental Entomology 39(2):359-367 [ER 320]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Pernambuco

Coordinate: 7° 48' 37" S, 34° 27' 25" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Igarassu"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.0
MAP: 2000.0
Habitat comments: "Atlantic rainforest" and specifically in "primary native vegetation"
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 6
Site area: 0.960
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1686
Years: 2006
Days: 24
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 576
Sampling comments: 24 pitfall traps "baited with human dung and bovine carrion" and "distributed over four points that formed a square" with points "40 m apart" (i.e., six 40 x 40 m quadrats) that were operated for 48 hours once a month over 12 months
Metadata
Sample: 634
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 15:03:28
Modified: 2015-09-29 20:12:28
Abundance distribution
21 species
4 singletons
total count 1686
Fisher's α: 3.379
geometric series k: 0.7047
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5541
Shannon's H: 1.3629
Good's u: 0.9976
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