publication . Article . 1997

Estudios de la comunidad de coleópteros coprófagos (Scarabaeidae) en un remaente de bosque seco al norte del Tolima, Colombia

Escobar S. Federico;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 1997 Journal: Caldasia (issn: 0366-5232, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de Colombia
This paper presents information about the dung beetle community in altered landscapes in northern Tolima, Colombia. The studies were carried out in hill forest, creek forest, forest edge and pastures in the dry season, and in hill forest and creek forest in the rainy season. 3538 inividuals of 30 species in 4 subfamilies were captured. Changes in the species abundance between sampling periods were found. Differences in species composition between zones with forest cover and pasture were recorded, as well as changes in the guild structure, with endocoprids prevailing in pasture and edge habitats.<br>Se presenta información sobre la comunidad de coleópteros copróf...
free text keywords: Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, bosque seco, conservación, escarabajos coprófagos, Science, Q, Zoology, QL1-991, Botany, QK1-989
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