Las Cuevas Research Station (San Pastor logged plot)
Basic information
Sample name: Las Cuevas Research Station (San Pastor logged plot)
Sample aka: Chiquibul National Park

Reference: O. T. Lewis. 2001. Effect of experimental selective logging on tropical butterflies. Conservation Biology 15(2):389-400 [ER 938]
Country: Belize

Coordinate: 16° 44' N, 88° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "close to the centre of the 170, 000-ha Chiquibul National Park"
coordinate based on Las Cuevas Research Station
elevation 530 to 560 m
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: selective logging
MAT: 23.9
MAP: 1560.0
Habitat comments: "deciduous seasonal forest and deciduous/semi-evergreen seasonal forest" that has historically "been subject to low-intensity selective logging" and "repeated hurricane damage and associated fires"
9.8% of the basal area, i.e., about 6 stems/ha, was logged in 1995
climate data are for the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve and are from Meave and Kellman (1994, J Biogeogr)
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 362
Years: 1997, 1998
Days: 87
Sampling comments: "Van Someren-Rydon traps baited with mashed, over-ripe bananas" with either one or four traps placed in the plot at a time (number of trapping days using each amount is unclear)
Sample: 1413
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-27 14:03:33
Modified: 2016-12-13 19:46:59
Abundance distribution
42 species
8 singletons
total count 362
extrapolated richness: 54.0
Fisher's α: 12.296
geometric series k: 0.9077
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9345
Shannon's H: 3.1297
Good's u: 0.9780
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.