Animal Disease Research Institute (1995)
Basic information
Sample name: Animal Disease Research Institute (1995)

Reference: K. D. Floate and B. D. Gill. 1998. Seasonal activity of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) associated with cattle dung in southern Alberta and their geographic distribution in Canada. Canadian Entomologist 130:131-151 [ER 353]
Country: Canada
State: Alberta

Coordinate: 49° 42' N, 112° 49' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
WMT: 17.7
CMT: -4.5
MAP: 396.0
Habitat comments: "adjacent to native pasture" that was grazed by cattle
climate data based on station 71874 (Lethbridge County Airport)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Site length: 45.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 93954
Years: 1995
Days: 254
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 2540
Sampling comments: ten dung-baited pitfall traps spaced 5 m apart along a transect and used from 22 March to 30 November
Sample: 680
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-31 14:53:01
Modified: 2015-10-02 20:16:51
Abundance distribution
16 species
3 singletons
total count 93954
standardised richness: 3.7
Fisher's α: 1.444
geometric series k: 0.4880
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6489
Shannon's H: 1.2817
Good's u: 1.0000