Hong Kong (coverboards)
Basic information
Sample name: Hong Kong (coverboards)

Reference: Y.-H. Sung, N. E. Karraker, and B. C. H. Hau. 2011. Evaluation of the effectiveness of three survey methods for sampling terrestrial herpetofauna in south China. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6(3):479-489 [ER 197]
Country: China
State: Hong Kong

Coordinate: 22° 18' N, 114° 12' E
Basis of coordinate: based on political unit
Geography comments: four separate parks scattered around Hong Kong (basis of coordinate)
all sites "were below 400" in elevation
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.1
CMT: 16.0
MAP: 2120.0
Habitat comments: each park includes "plantations [of Lophostemon confertus] and secondary forests"
climate based on station 45004 (Hong Kong)
Life forms: lizards, snakes, salamanders
Sampling methods: hand capture
Sample size: 20
Years: 2008 - 2010
Sample: 417
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-15 22:04:03
Modified: 2021-07-11 15:34:02
Abundance distribution
6 species
3 singletons
total count 20
extrapolated richness: 14.0
Fisher's α: 2.906
geometric series k: 0.6776
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7105
Shannon's H: 1.4688
Good's u: 0.8500
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.