Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado (1997 forest samples)
Basic information
Sample name: Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado (1997 forest samples)

Reference: S. Spector and S. Ayzama. 2003. Rapid turnover and edge effects in dung beetle assemblages (Scarabaeidae) at a Bolivian Neotropical forest-savanna ecotone. Biotropica 35(3):394-404 [ER 365]
Geography
Country: Bolivia
State: Santa Cruz

Coordinate: 14° 34' 46" S, 60° 54' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near the Los Fierros Lodge in PNNKM"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.5
MAP: 1450.0
Habitat comments: "a sharp ecotone between seasonally inundated open savanna and seasonally inundated tall evergreen forest" with site being within the forest
there is no nearby climate station; MAT 25 to 26 and MAP 1400 to 1500 according to Mayle et al. (2000, Science)
Methods
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 6
Site length: 250.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 417
Days: 2
Nets or traps: 6
Net or trap nights: 12
Sampling comments: one baited pitfall trap at the end of each of six transects, with the transects being separated from each other by 50 m (so the transect length is 5 by 50 m), that were "emptied every 24 hours and rebaited every 48 hours" for a total of 12 trap-days
Metadata
Sample: 695
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-01 14:41:06
Modified: 2015-10-02 20:56:47
Abundance distribution
33 species
7 singletons
total count 417
Fisher's α: 8.411
geometric series k: 0.8676
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8887
Shannon's H: 2.6663
Good's u: 0.9833
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