Verdon Valley M[1] (July)
Basic information
Sample name: Verdon Valley M[1] (July)

Reference: F. Errouissi, P. Jay-Robert, J.-P. Lumaret, and O. Piau. 2004. Composition and structure of dung beetle (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae) assemblages in mountain grasslands of the Southern Alps. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(4):701-709 [ER 333]
Geography
Country: France

Coordinate: 43° 51' N, 6° 31' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: shown as perhaps 2 km north of Castellane (basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.3
CMT: 8.9
MAP: 756.0
Habitat comments: Mediterranean "Bromus erectus grassland"
climate data based on station 76900 (St-Laurent-du-Var airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Site length: 10.000
Site width: 10.000
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 3380
Days: 7
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 28
Sampling comments: four dung baited pitfall traps at the corners of a 10 x 10 m square: "The trap contents were collected 1 wk later, and fresh dung baits were deposited 3 wk later for a further sampling event" (presumably meaning that there was a single one-week sampling period during this month)
Metadata
Sample: 653
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 08:32:09
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:25:33
Abundance distribution
21 species
2 singletons
total count 3380
Fisher's α: 2.986
geometric series k: 0.6761
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4350
Shannon's H: 1.0594
Good's u: 0.9994
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