Rutgers University Bovine Farm (June/July)
Basic information
Sample name: Rutgers University Bovine Farm (June/July)

Reference: D. L. Price. 2004. Species diversity and seasonal abundance of scarabaeoid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Geotrupidae and Trogidae) attracted to cow dung in central New Jersey. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 112(4):334-347 [ER 344]
Geography
Country: United States
State: New Jersey

Coordinate: 40° 28' 33" N, 74° 26' 16" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 11.4
WMT: 25.5
CMT: 1.5
MAP: 1087.0
Habitat comments: pasture grazed by cows
MAT stated in text; CMT, WMT, and MAP based on climate station 72503 (LaGuardia Airport)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Site length: 72.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 192
Days: 61
Nets or traps: 5
Net or trap nights: 305
Sampling comments: five cow dung-baited pitfall traps on a 72 m-long transect; "Collections were made once a week from May, 2002 to May, 2003" (presumably meaning that the traps remained in place for a full year)
Metadata
Sample: 669
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-30 21:59:21
Modified: 2015-10-01 20:56:17
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 192
Fisher's α: 2.534
geometric series k: 0.6217
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6062
Shannon's H: 1.4487
Good's u: 0.9896
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