Sierra de Salinas and Sierra de Onil (cattle dung, May)
Basic information
Sample name: Sierra de Salinas and Sierra de Onil (cattle dung, May)

Reference: E. Galante and M. C. Cartagena. 1999. Comparison of Mediterranean dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) in cattle and rabbit dung. Environmental Entomology 28(3):420-424 [ER 354]
Country: Spain
State: Alicante

Coordinate: 38° 31' N, 0° 55' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: the two areas are about 30 km apart; coordinate is based on Salinas because it's about half-way in between
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 26.1
CMT: 11.5
MAP: 231.0
Habitat comments: "Mediterranean forest dominated by holm oak"
climate based on station 83600 (Sant Vicent del Raspeig)
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 8
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 215
Years: 1994
Days: 31
Nets or traps: 16
Net or trap nights: 496
Sampling comments: two "cattle dung-baited pitfall traps" placed at each of eight sites (four in each of the two areas) that were checked biweekly
Sample: 681
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-31 15:05:02
Modified: 2015-10-02 20:23:23
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 215
standardised richness: 6.9
Fisher's α: 2.453
geometric series k: 0.6444
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7690
Shannon's H: 1.7580
Good's u: 0.9907