Chiusa Pesio
Basic information
Sample name: Chiusa Pesio

Reference: C. Palestrini, A. Rolando, and E. Barbero. 1995. Analysis of temporal segregation in a dung-inhabiting beetle community at a low-altitude area of the Italian Alps. Bolletino di zoologia 62(3):257-265 [ER 347]
Geography
Country: Italy
State: Cuneo

Coordinate: 44° 19' N, 7° 41' E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Chiusa di Pesio
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.3
CMT: 8.9
MAP: 756.0
Habitat comments: cattle grazed pastures "within a wooded area" that "belong to the Castanetum association" and include Castanea, Quercus, Fagus, Prunus, and Betula
climate data based on station 76900 (St-Laurent-du-Var airport)
Methods
Life forms: beetles, ground beetles, scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, hand capture
Sample size: 1081
Years: 1988
Sampling comments: samples were directly collected from 36 cow pads and from the earth underneath the pads on seven occasions "from May to October", with pads left out for up to six days before being checked (i.e., six were checked after one day, another six after two days, etc.)
Metadata
Sample: 673
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-31 10:10:19
Modified: 2015-10-02 18:36:18
Abundance distribution
50 species
10 singletons
total count 1081
Fisher's α: 10.841
geometric series k: 0.9015
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9281
Shannon's H: 3.0330
Good's u: 0.9908
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