Tongling
Basic information
Sample name: Tongling

Reference: D. S. Sikes, J. Ruzicka, M. Kon, and T. Ochi. 2013. Coleoptera associated with vertebrate necromass and dung. In A Rapid Biological Assessment of three sites in the Mountains of Southwest China Hotspot, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China (eds. L. E. Alonso, S. Liu, X. Shen, J. McCullough), pp. 85-90 [ER 369]
Geography
Country: China
State: Sichuan

Coordinate: 30° 29' N, 102° 18' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Kangding County, Pengta Town, Tongling village road up Zhong Gu Lou gou Valley 2392 - 2915 m"
coordinates are midpoints of ranges stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: climate unclear as this is a very mountainous region and there is no nearby climate station
Methods
Life forms: beetles, scarab beetles
Sampling methods: no design, pitfall traps
Sample size: 134
Sampling comments: "Each trap line consisted of 20 hanging traps and 10 ground traps" that were "placed ca. 300 m from each other" and "checked daily" over a 20 day period
Metadata
Sample: 701
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-01 21:45:46
Modified: 2015-10-02 21:04:04
Abundance distribution
20 species
7 singletons
total count 134
Fisher's α: 6.511
geometric series k: 0.8048
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7380
Shannon's H: 1.9319
Good's u: 0.9485
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