Ohdaigahara Site C
Basic information
Sample name: Ohdaigahara Site C

Reference: N. Kanda, T. Yokota, E. Shibata, and H. Sato. 2005. Diversity of dung-beetle community in declining Japanese subalpine forest caused by an increasing sika deer population. Ecological Research 20:135-141 [ER 358]
Geography
Country: Japan

Coordinate: 34° 12' N, 136° 6' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAT: 6.4
MAP: 4500.0
Habitat comments: spruce forest in the east and beech forest in the west of the area, and heavily deer-grazed grassland at this site
MAP is a minimum value
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Site length: 40.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 402
Years: 2001
Days: 49
Nets or traps: 3
Net or trap nights: 147
Sampling comments: three dung-baited pitfall traps spaced 20 m apart on a transect line and checked monthly seven times from May to November, with traps left out for seven days prior to collection
Metadata
Sample: 688
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-31 22:29:26
Modified: 2015-10-02 20:39:56
Abundance distribution
8 species
1 singleton
total count 402
Fisher's α: 1.415
geometric series k: 0.4562
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.5483
Shannon's H: 1.0451
Good's u: 0.9975
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