Wongabel State Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Wongabel State Forest

Reference: H. F. Howden, A. T. Howden, and R. I. Storey. 1991. Nocturnal perching to scarabaeine dung beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) in an Australian tropical rain forest. Biotropica 23(1):51-57 [ER 343]
Geography
Country: Australia
State: Queensland

Coordinate: 17° 19' S, 145° 28' E
Geography comments: "8 km south of Atherton"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 27.8
CMT: 21.5
MAP: 1405.0
Habitat comments: "tropical, wet, evergreen forest"
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on climate station 94287 (Aeroglen airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 97
Years: 1988, 1989
Days: 2
Net or trap nights: 15
Sampling comments: two one-day nocturnal dung trap surveys, with the first using six "human feces"-baited traps and the second using six traps baited with "fermenting fruits" and three baited "with commercial mushrooms"
additional data on perching beetles are NOT entered because they are not representative of the actual community at this site
Metadata
Sample: 666
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 21:21:26
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:51:54
Abundance distribution
12 species
5 singletons
total count 97
Fisher's α: 3.605
geometric series k: 0.7363
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7690
Shannon's H: 1.7350
Good's u: 0.9489
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