Centro Cientifico de Rio Palenque (May 1975)
Basic information
Sample name: Centro Cientifico de Rio Palenque (May 1975)

Reference: S. B. Peck and A. Forsyth. 1982. Composition, structure, and competitive behaviour in a guild of Ecuadorian rain forest dung beetles (Coleoptera; Scarabaeidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology 60:1624-1634 [ER 324]
Geography
Country: Ecuador
State: Pinchincha

Coordinate: 0° 41' S, 79° 10' W
Geography comments: 47 km south of Santo Domingo (coordinate extrapolated from Santo Domingo)
elevation 200 - 250 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.5
CMT: 20.5
MAP: 3800.0
Habitat comments: "80 ha of primary rain forest surrounded by areas of variously disturbed habitat"
climate data based on Leck 1979
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Site length: 700.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 7139
Years: 1975
Sampling comments: human dung-baited pitfall traps along a single 700 m transect; number of traps and days of trapping are entirely unclear
Metadata
Sample: 639
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-28 21:02:00
Modified: 2015-09-29 20:29:09
Abundance distribution
27 species
2 singletons
total count 7139
Fisher's α: 3.549
geometric series k: 0.7358
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7076
Shannon's H: 1.6535
Good's u: 0.9997
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