Bosque Protector Palo Seco
Basic information
Sample name: Bosque Protector Palo Seco

Reference: U. Hofer and L.-F. Bersier. 2001. Herpetofaunal diversity and abundance in tropical upland forests of Cameroon and Panama. Biotropica 33(1):142-152 [ER 194]
Country: Panama
State: Bocas del Toro

Coordinate: 9.36° N, -78.80° W
Geography comments: "between 800 and 1600 m elevation"
coordinate based on San Blas Islands and Bayano Lake; latitude reported in text (8 47) is certainly wrong
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 20.6
MAP: 3000.0
Habitat comments: "primary forest"
climate data based on Lotzkat et al. (2012, Zootaxa); precip at least 3000 mm according to text and "approx. 3000 mm" according to
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Site length: 2610.000
Sampling methods: line transect, hand capture
Sample size: 237
Years: 1998
Sampling comments: transects were 430, 1360, and 820 m long
caecilians and plethodontids are intentionally omitted from the counts by the authors
Sample: 412
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-15 17:11:29
Modified: 2014-04-27 13:08:05
Abundance distribution
44 species
16 singletons
total count 237
extrapolated richness: 74.8
Fisher's α: 15.905
geometric series k: 0.9158
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9228
Shannon's H: 3.0693
Good's u: 0.9327
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.