Morro do Cerrito
Basic information
Sample name: Morro do Cerrito

Reference: P. G. Da Silva, F. Z. Vaz-de-Mello, and R. A. Di Mare. 2013. Diversity and seasonality of Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in forest fragments in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 85(2):679-697 [ER 340]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinate: 29° 42' 7" S, 53° 47' 8" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at 'Centro Marista de Eventos'"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 23.9
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 1496.0
Habitat comments: "an isolated remnant of Deciduous Forest... Its approximate area is 141.5 ha... with intermediate level of transformation of its forest vegetation into fields, and residences"
climate data based on station 83980 (Bagé)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 3
Site length: 720.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 11089
Years: 2009, 2010
Days: 365
Nets or traps: 27
Net or trap nights: 9855
Sampling comments: 27 human excrement, rotten meat and rotting banana baited pitfall traps spaced 30 m apart along three transects; "The samplings were collected between May 1, 2009 and April 30, 2010, in fortnightly collections. Thus, there were two collections every month... The traps remained in the field during all time of duration of the study" (which means that trapping was in progress every day for exactly a year)
Metadata
Sample: 661
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 20:19:51
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:41:09
Abundance distribution
28 species
1 singleton
total count 11089
Fisher's α: 3.470
geometric series k: 0.7467
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8490
Shannon's H: 2.2567
Good's u: 0.9999
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