Decha
Basic information
Sample name: Decha

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: 29.66° N, 100.77° E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: "Yajiang, Valley S of Decha village, 3624-4000m"
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: 212
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: 702
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-01 21:49:14
Modified: 2015-10-02 21:04:16
Abundance distribution
20 species
4 singletons
total count 212
Fisher's α: 5.417
geometric series k: 0.8139
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8774
Shannon's H: 2.4050
Good's u: 0.9812
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