Chamela Biosphere Reserve (disturbed)
Basic information
Sample name: Chamela Biosphere Reserve (disturbed)

Reference: I. Suazo-Ortuño, J. Alvarado-Díaz, and M. Martínez-Ramos. 2008. Effects of conversion of dry tropical forest to agricultural mosaic on herpetofaunal assemblages. Conservation Biology 22(2):362-374 [ER 288]
Country: Mexico
State: Jalisco

Coordinate: 19° 30' N, 105° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: agriculture, grazing, selective logging
MAT: 24.6
MAP: 788.0
Habitat comments: "tropical dry forest"
disturbance includes "subsistence cultivation, small pastures for cattle, and selective extraction of trees for firewood"
Life forms: lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs
Sites: 30
Site area: 3.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, hand capture
Sample size: 876
Sampling comments: ten 100 x 10 m plots each in three watersheds
all individuals were captured, marked, and released
Sample: 583
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-26 17:51:14
Modified: 2015-07-07 16:59:02
Abundance distribution
48 species
15 singletons
total count 876
extrapolated richness: 72.4
Fisher's α: 10.915
geometric series k: 0.8994
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9038
Shannon's H: 2.7299
Good's u: 0.9829
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.