Tropical Research Station La Gamba (ca2)
Basic information
Sample name: Tropical Research Station La Gamba (ca2)

Reference: F. P. Hofhansl and S. Schneeweihs. 2008. Banderillas: Effects of deforestation on dragonflies (Insecta, Odonata) in the Pacific lowland of Costa Rica. Stapfia 88:237-247 [ER 1056]
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 8° 42' 46" N, 83° 12' 9" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the 'Parque Nacional Piedras Blancas'"
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.0
CMT: 22.0
MAP: 5500.0
Habitat comments: originally "lowland rainforest" but now "a matrix of agricultural areas consisting of cultivated fields, plantations and pastures. The main cultivated plants are rice (Oryza sp.) and oil palm (Elaeis guineensis)"
MAP 5000 to 6000 mm
Life forms: odonates
Sampling methods: no design, sweep nets
Sample size: 212
Years: 2007
Sampling comments: captures were with "a sweep net (mesh- width 3 mm, diameter 45 cm) fixed on a stick (1.5 m)"
Sample: 1563
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-05-17 20:20:05
Modified: 2018-06-30 20:55:08
Abundance distribution
11 species
1 singleton
total count 212
extrapolated richness: 13.0
Fisher's α: 2.463
geometric series k: 0.6273
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6953
Shannon's H: 1.6048
Good's u: 0.9953
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.