Shai Hills North
Basic information
Sample name: Shai Hills North

Reference: J. Decher. 1997. Bat community patterns on the Accra Plains of Ghana, West Africa. Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 62(3):129-142 [ER 1227]
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 5° 57' N, 0° 4' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on Shai Hills
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "a mosaic of Veuveria-Borassus grassland and Zanthoxylon-Capparis thickets"
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 71
Years: 1991, 1992
Days: 6
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Net or trap nights: 26
Sampling comments: nets were set "once each during the dry and early rainy season" for a total of 6 nights and 4.4 net units, apparently meaning 6 x 4.4 = 26 net nights
Sample: 1767
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-19 12:33:50
Modified: 2020-05-29 20:28:33
Abundance distribution
16 species
3 singletons
total count 71
extrapolated richness: 21.3
Fisher's α: 6.430
geometric series k: 0.8473
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9024
Shannon's H: 2.5189
Good's u: 0.9589
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.