Bagé (Eragrostis plana)
Basic information
Sample name: Bagé (Eragrostis plana)

Reference: P. G. da Silva. 2011. Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) of two non-native habitats in Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Zoological Studies 50(5):546-559 [ER 341]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Sul

Coordinate: 31° 20' 50" S, 54° 0' 38" W
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
WMT: 23.9
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 1350.0
Habitat comments: "Pampas" with a "mesothermal subtropical" climate that is now taken over by a South African grass
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on station 83980 (Bagé)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Site area: 0.283
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 170
Years: 2006
Days: 122
Nets or traps: 4
Net or trap nights: 488
Sampling comments: four human excrement-, carrion-, and banana-baited pitfall traps arrayed in a Y-shape pattern 30 m apart from each other (i.e., outlining a 60 m-diameter circle with an area of 2827 m2) and "The study was conducted from Sept. to Dec. 2006, with sampling every 2 wk" with traps apparently in place the whole time
Metadata
Sample: 663
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 20:52:22
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:43:59
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 170
Fisher's α: 2.322
geometric series k: 0.7058
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8201
Shannon's H: 1.9028
Good's u: 1.0000
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