Estación Biologica de la Pontificia Universidad Católica
Basic information
Sample name: Estación Biologica de la Pontificia Universidad Católica
Sample aka: Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno

Reference: L. J. Vitt and P. A. Zani. 1996. Organization of a taxonomically diverse lizard assemblage in Amazonian Ecuador. Canadian Journal of Zoology 74(7):1313-1335 [ER 2943]
Country: Ecuador

Coordinate: 0° 0' N, 76° 10' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "within the Reserva de Producción Faunística Cuyabeno"
latitude is correct, site is exactly on the equator
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "lowland tropical rain forest with rivers, lagoons, streams, and palm swamps... Although rainfall occurs throughout the year, levels are lowest in December - February"
Life forms: lizards
Sampling methods: no design, other traps, hand capture, visual
Sample size: 906
Years: 1994
Sampling comments: "The study was conducted during February - April 1994... We intensively searched... in a haphazard fashion" using visual observation, and "When possible, we collected the lizard by hand, noose, traps... or, when necessary, by shooting with BB air rifles"
Sample: 3125
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-12-27 13:38:25
Modified: 2018-12-27 13:38:25
Abundance distribution
22 species
0 singletons
total count 906
extrapolated richness: 22.0
Fisher's α: 4.066
geometric series k: 0.8142
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8831
Shannon's H: 2.4684
Good's u: 1.0000
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.