Laboratorio del Desierto (pitfall trap site 1)
Basic information
Sample name: Laboratorio del Desierto (pitfall trap site 1)
Sample aka: Mapimi Biosphere Reserve

Reference: J. M. Lobo. 1996. Diversity, biogeographical considerations and spatial structure of a recently invaded dung bettle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) community in the Chihuahuan desert. Global Ecology and Biogeography Letters 5(6):342-352 [ER 659]
Country: Mexico
State: Durango

Coordinate: 26° 40' 30" N, 103° 45' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: coordinate is the midpoint of ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: desert/xeric shrubland
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.0
CMT: 12.0
MAP: 284.0
Life forms: scarab beetles
Sites: 3
Site length: 360.000
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, pitfall traps
Sample size: 1537
Years: 1993
Days: 5
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 300
Sampling comments: "three transects of twenty pitfall traps... baited with 250 g of cow dung and placed at 6-m intervals through an environmentally uniform 200 m2 area"
Sample: 965
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-06-15 13:40:19
Modified: 2015-10-02 21:05:05
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 1537
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 0.643
geometric series k: 0.1799
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4847
Shannon's H: 0.7546
Good's u: 0.9993