Ecological Archives E096-143-A3

Hannah M. Griffiths, Julio Louzada, Richard D. Bardgett, Wallace Beiroz, Filipe Franҫa, Daniel Tregidgo, and Jos Barlow. 2015. Biodiversity and environmental context predict dung beetle-mediated seed dispersal in a tropical forest field experiment. Ecology 96:16071619. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1211.1

Appendix C (Table C1). Species abundances, median trait values, and categorical traits.

Species

Taxonomic authority

Abundance

Biomass (g)

Biomass adjusted front leg area

Biomass adjusted pronotum volume

Back leg to front leg ratio

Nesting strategy

Activity period

Diet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ateuchus connexus

Harold (1986)

19

 

0.026

 

76.84

 

930.81

 

1.24

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Ateuchus murrayi

Harold (1986)

103

 

0.009

 

72.64

 

603.64

 

1.35

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Ateuchus pauki

Balthasar (1939)

12

 

0.016

 

75.93

 

717.58

 

1.33

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Ateuchus sp

 

NA

2

 

0.002

 

250.00

 

1479.27

 

1.33

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Ateuchus sp D

 

NA

1

 

0.003

 

124.00

 

609.00

 

1.34

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Ateuchus sp F

 

NA

18

 

0.005

 

110.00

 

721.28

 

1.26

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Ateuchus sp G

 

NA

3

 

0.037

 

56.53

 

799.94

 

1.44

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium deyrollei

Harold (1967)

106

 

0.011

 

115.88

 

920.99

 

1.55

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium lentum

Erichson (1847)

179

 

0.015

 

108.00

 

1114.08

 

1.55

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium onthochromus

NA

11

 

0.028

 

122.68

 

2090.35

 

1.32

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium sp 1

NA

7

 

0.018

 

147.51

 

1107.26

 

1.50

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium sp 3

NA

1

 

0.008

 

165.00

 

1595.30

 

1.53

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium sp B

NA

30

 

0.044

 

73.11

 

948.41

 

1.53

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthidium sp. J

NA

5

 

0.011

 

100.94

 

890.24

 

1.59

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Canthon subhyalinus

Harold (1867)

3

 

0.005

 

172.14

 

957.96

 

1.63

 

Roller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Canthon triangularis

Drury
(1770)

106

 

0.045

 

79.80

 

1175.81

 

1.58

 

Roller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Canthonella sp

 

NA

1

 

0.004

 

123.81

 

585.29

 

1.29

 

unknown

 

Unknown

 

Unknown

Coprophaneus lancifer

Linnaeus (1767)

2

 

3.844

 

14.20

 

524.53

 

1.23

 

Tunneller

 

Crepuscular

Generalist

Deltochilum icarus

Olivier (1789)

3

 

0.109

 

126.01

 

2310.19

 

1.69

 

Roller

 

Crepuscular

Generalist

Deltochilum peruanum

Paulian (1938)

8

 

0.068

 

39.98

 

789.63

 

1.62

 

Roller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Deltochilum septemstriatum

Paulian (1938)

2

 

0.013

 

130.53

 

1624.05

 

1.77

 

Roller

 

Crepuscular

Generalist

Deltochilum sp

 

NA

1

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

 

Roller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Deltochilum sp A

NA

13

 

0.023

 

71.24

 

1101.08

 

1.61

 

Roller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Deltochilum sp B

NA

17

 

0.069

 

54.86

 

811.13

 

1.66

 

Roller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Deltochilum submetallicum

Castelnau (1840)

29

 

0.112

 

44.76

 

838.06

 

1.67

 

Roller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Dendropaemon sp 1

NA

1

 

NA

 

NA

 

NA

 

1.24

 

unknown

 

Unknown

 

Unknown

Dendropaemon sp 2

NA

1

 

0.040

 

79.75

 

985.08

 

1.21

 

unknown

 

Unknown

 

Unknown

Dichotomius boreus

Olivier (1789)

52

 

0.847

 

27.31

 

801.39

 

1.22

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius imitator

Felshe (1901)

1

 

0.228

 

33.09

 

663.36

 

1.83

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius latilobatus

Luederwaldt (1931)

2

 

0.317

 

44.30

 

1144.36

 

1.36

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius lucasi

Harold (1869)

239

 

0.086

 

57.15

 

842.66

 

1.58

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Dichotomius sp 1

NA

1

 

0.141

 

67.82

 

1246.37

 

1.43

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 2

NA

2

 

0.185

 

45.31

 

863.92

 

1.33

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 3

NA

2

 

0.235

 

37.22

 

597.99

 

1.03

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 4

NA

1

 

0.205

 

36.78

 

668.25

 

1.24

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 5

NA

1

 

0.295

 

24.37

 

780.34

 

1.46

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 7

NA

1

 

0.057

 

126.84

 

1559.39

 

NA

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 8

NA

1

 

0.262

 

43.90

 

928.00

 

NA

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius sp 9

NA

1

 

0.100

 

67.30

 

906.34

 

1.24

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius subaeneus

Castelnau (1840)

26

 

0.275

 

35.47

 

926.50

 

1.34

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Dichotomius worontzowi

Pereira (1942)

6

 

0.247

 

63.28

 

1216.25

 

1.25

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus atrosericus

Génier (2009)

124

 

0.010

 

76.30

 

706.78

 

2.26

 

Dweller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus balachowskyi

Halftter & Halftter (1976)

24

 

0.031

 

74.20

 

1028.41

 

1.83

 

Dweller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus caribaeus

Herbst (1789)

153

 

0.098

 

54.03

 

1213.30

 

1.75

 

Dweller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus foedus

Guérin-Ménéville (1830)

31

 

0.114

 

44.91

 

988.31

 

1.82

 

Dweller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus hamaticollis

Balthasar 1939)

20

 

0.142

 

41.36

 

1285.62

 

1.76

 

Dweller

 

Nocturnal

 

Generalist

Eurysternus howdeni

Génier (2009)

6

 

0.293

 

41.55

 

1500.20

 

1.78

 

Dweller

 

Generalist

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus hypocrita

Balthasar (1939)

29

 

0.178

 

38.93

 

1002.75

 

1.66

 

Dweller

 

Generalist

 

Coprophogus

Eurysternus ventricosus

NA

75

 

0.020

 

83.00

 

1115.03

 

1.76

 

Dweller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Ontherus carinifrons

Luederwaldt (1930)

165

 

0.069

 

68.67

 

997.24

 

1.26

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Onthophagus bidentatus

Drapiez (1819)

34

 

0.007

 

146.55

 

1401.71

 

1.33

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Onthophagus clypeatus

Blanchard (1843)

28

 

0.017

 

86.57

 

1069.22

 

1.33

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Onthophagus haemathopus

Harold (1875)

68

 

0.010

 

109.22

 

922.92

 

1.36

 

Tunneller

 

Generalist

 

Coprophogus

Onthophagus sp 3

NA

1

 

0.006

 

195.00

 

1640.60

 

1.47

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Oxysternon durantoni

Arnaud (1984)

8

 

0.256

 

42.45

 

1666.65

 

1.31

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Oxysternon festivium

Linnaeus (1767)

64

 

0.473

 

31.20

 

1159.15

 

1.24

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Oxysternon silenus

Castelnau (1840)

1

 

0.196

 

58.00

 

1121.30

 

1.20

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Phanaeus chalcomelas

Perty
(1830)

3

 

0.129

 

58.77

 

1457.00

 

1.29

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Generalist

Sulcophaneus faunus

Fabricius (1775)

2

 

2.103

 

22.96

 

929.45

 

1.23

 

Tunneller

 

Diurnal

 

Coprophogus

Trichillum pauliani

Balthasar (1939)

69

 

0.006

 

82.91

 

425.01

 

1.40

 

Dweller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus

Uroxys sp C

 

NA

37

 

0.001

 

218.75

 

770.45

 

1.30

 

Tunneller

 

Nocturnal

 

Coprophogus


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