Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park (July)
Basic information
Sample name: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park (July)

Reference: A. Kofoky, D. Andriafidison, F. Ratrimomanarivo, H. J. Razafimanahaka, D. Rakotondravony, P. A. Racey, and R. K. B. Jenkins. 2007. Habitat use, roost selection and conservation of bats in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park, Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 16:1039-1053 [ER 374]
Country: Madagascar
State: Mahajanga

Coordinate: 18° 39' 30" S, 44° 45' 0" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "near Bekopaka village, on the northern bank of the Manambolo River"
coordinate based on ranges given in text
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 28.0
MAP: 456.0
Habitat comments: "The climate has distinct wet and dry seasons which extend from November to April and May to October, respectively" and sites were in "closed canopy deciduous forest... forest clearings of 'tsingy' rocks" and "forest/agriculture edges"
there is no climate station anywhere nearby on the actual west coast of Madagascar; MAP is based on Rakotoarivelo et al. 2007 and MAT is based on Menard et al. (2010, PNAS) and apply to Miandrivazo, which is well to the southeast at a higher elevation
Life forms: bats
Sites: 15
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 306
Years: 2003
Days: 40
Net or trap nights: 220
Sampling comments: "five or six [mist] nets" of 6 or 9 m were open for four hours each night apparently every night "from 12 July to 20 August" (i.e., 40 nights and about 220 net nights)
Sample: 710
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-02 20:36:58
Modified: 2014-05-15 16:05:48
Abundance distribution
8 species
2 singletons
total count 306
extrapolated richness: 10.7
Fisher's α: 1.504
geometric series k: 0.5083
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7407
Shannon's H: 1.5192
Good's u: 0.9935
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.