Majawanga (bush site 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Majawanga (bush site 1)

Reference: S. Tind Nielsen. 2007. Deforestation and biodiversity: effects of bushland cultivation on dung beetles in semi-arid Tanzania. Biodiversity and Conservation 16:2753-2769 [ER 364]
Geography
Country: Tanzania

Coordinate: 6° 5' S, 36° 50' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Morogoro Region"
altitude 1350 to 1400 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.9
CMT: 20.0
MAP: 420.0
Habitat comments: "semi-arid" with "a long dry season from April to early December" and MAP of 390 to 650 mm; the area was originally "more or less continuous Acacia woodland" and is now "cleared for agriculture" but the site is a small fragment of bushland (5 to 15 ha in area)
CMT and WMT based on climate station 63862 (Dodoma), which has similar MAP
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 1
Site length: 32.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1844
Years: 2004
Days: 4
Nets or traps: 10
Net or trap nights: 40
Sampling comments: two rows of five dung-baited pitfall traps placed 4 m apart sampled over one four-day period in March
Metadata
Sample: 694
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-01 14:28:20
Modified: 2015-10-02 20:54:38
Abundance distribution
58 species
13 singletons
total count 1844
Fisher's α: 11.387
geometric series k: 0.9013
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9080
Shannon's H: 2.9316
Good's u: 0.9930
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