La Selva Biological Station (buttress)
Basic information
Sample name: La Selva Biological Station (buttress)

Reference: S. M. Whitfield and M. S. F. Pierce. 2005. Tree buttress microhabitat use by a Neotropical leaf-litter herpetofauna. Journal of Herpetology 39(2):192-198 [ER 281]
Country: Costa Rica
State: Heredia

Coordinate: 10° 26' N, 83° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude given by Lieberman 1986
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 4260.0
Habitat comments: "evergreen forest"
climate data based on Kennedy and Horn (2008)
Life forms: lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs
Sites: 56
Site area: 0.090
Sampling methods: quadrat, hand capture
Sample size: 194
Years: 2000
Sampling comments: point quadrat method; total of 56 4 x 4 m quadrats
Sample: 561
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-25 21:02:40
Modified: 2014-04-26 11:21:54
Abundance distribution
19 species
8 singletons
total count 194
extrapolated richness: 35.8
Fisher's α: 5.216
geometric series k: 0.7734
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6787
Shannon's H: 1.7018
Good's u: 0.9589
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.