Kakum Forest (secondary forest transect)
Basic information
Sample name: Kakum Forest (secondary forest transect)

Reference: S. Sáfián, G. Csontos, and D. Winkler. 2011. Butterfly community recovery in degraded rainforest habitats in the Upper Guinean Forest Zone (Kakum forest, Ghana). Journal of Insect Conservation 15:351-359 [ER 672]
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 5° 21' 36" N, 1° 22' 9" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.1
MAP: 1600.0
Habitat comments: "moist evergreen and semi-deciduous forest" and specifically "midde-aged secondary growth with a few mature trees"
MAP about 1600 and temperature ranges "throughout the year" from "18.2 to 32.1º C" (not clear if this means daily or between extremes) according to Monney et al. 2011
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 1
Site length: 240.000
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 449
Days: 36
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 288
Sampling comments: butterflies "were attracted by mashed banana bait and captured by net traps"; there were eight traps placed 30 m apart on a transect and sampled for 12 consecutive days three times
Sample: 1305
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-20 14:24:49
Modified: 2015-02-20 14:24:49
Abundance distribution
51 species
17 singletons
total count 449
extrapolated richness: 82.3
Fisher's α: 14.807
geometric series k: 0.9124
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9135
Shannon's H: 3.0110
Good's u: 0.9622
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.