Caju Private Natural Heritage Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Caju Private Natural Heritage Reserve

Reference: P. A. da Rocha, J. Ruiz-Esparza, R. Beltrão-Mendes, S. M. Silvestre, V. S. Moura, N. M. de Albuquerque, R. F. C. Terra, L. M. C. Mendonça, and S. F. Ferrari. 2017. Rapid surveys as a key tool for the inventory of the bat fauna of Brazil: New records for the coastal restinga. Neotropical Biology and Conservation 12(2):91-99 [ER 2717]
Country: Brazil
State: Sergipe

Coordinate: 11° 6' 10" S, 37° 11' 5" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: a "763.7 ha... protected area in the municipality of Itaporanga D'Ajuda"
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 1400.0
Habitat comments: "The RPPN Caju comprises a variety of habitats associated with the Atlantic Forest biome, such as coastal restingas, mangroves, and salt flats... The climate is tropical megathermal with dry season in the summer, As in Köppen’s classification... The rainy season occurs typically between May and August"
climate data are for Aracaju and are from Jeraldo et al. (2012, Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical)
area is heavily fragmented based on satellite photos
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 191
Years: 2014
Days: 10
Nets or traps: 10
Sampling comments: "We conducted the bat survey on 10 consecutive days between October 21st and 31st, 2014 using mist net trapping (n = 10; 12 m x 2.5 m)" (i.e., over ten nights), and "Total effort of mist-netting was 16.200 h.m2, with an additional 30 hours of active search"
"Before release, each individual was marked with a numbered metal band."
Sample: 2879
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-04-11 15:28:06
Modified: 2020-06-05 19:15:01
Abundance distribution
16 species
3 singletons
total count 191
extrapolated richness: 20.7
Fisher's α: 4.157
geometric series k: 0.7637
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8082
Shannon's H: 2.0391
Good's u: 0.9845
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Peropteryx macrotis15.9 g insectivore
Saccopteryx leptura14.8 g insectivore
Lophostoma brasiliense310.2 g insectivore-carnivore
Glossophaga soricina510.5 g frugivore-nectarivore
Carollia perspicillata5419.6 g frugivore
Artibeus lituratus1468.5 g frugivore
Artibeus obscurus939.2 g frugivore
Artibeus planirostris5754.4 g frugivore
Artibeus cinereus711.1 g frugivore
"Dermanura cinerea"
Platyrrhinus lineatus1522.7 g frugivore
Sturnira lilium1318.7 g frugivore
Noctilio leporinus263.3 g insectivore-piscivore
Molossops temminckii26.3 g insectivore
Molossus molossus512.9 g insectivore
Eptesicus brasiliensis28.3 g insectivore
Myotis nigricans15.1 g insectivore