Fazenda Canchim
Basic information
Sample name: Fazenda Canchim

Reference: J. Mendes and A. X. Linhares. 2006. Coleoptera associated with undisturbed cow pats in pastures in southeastern Brazil. Neotropical Entomology 35(6):715-723 [ER 338]
Country: Brazil
State: Sao Paulo

Coordinate: 22° 1' S, 47° 53' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in São Carlos" (literally on the outskirts of the city and the stated coordinates seem bogus, so the coordinate is instead based on São Carlos)
altitude based on São Carlos
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 21.1
MAP: 1423.0
Habitat comments: "pastures of Brachiaria decumbens Saft. and Andropogon gayanus Kunth" (original habitat assumed to be dry forest based on climate data)
climate based on Wikipedia data for São Carlos
Life forms: beetles, ground beetles, scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 24350
Sampling comments: "ten undisturbed cattle dung pats... were collected almost all weekly, making a total of 83 samples (830 pats)"
Sample: 658
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 10:51:28
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:31:48
Abundance distribution
51 species
11 singletons
total count 24350
standardised richness: 16.2
Fisher's α: 6.157
geometric series k: 0.8407
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8635
Shannon's H: 2.4318
Good's u: 0.9995