Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (forest fragment bats)
Basic information
Sample name: Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (forest fragment bats)

Reference: A. Estrada and R. Coates-Estrada. 2001. Species composition and reproductive phenology of bats in a tropical landscape at Los Tuxtlas, Mexico. Journal of Tropical Ecology 17:627-646 [ER 399]
Country: Mexico
State: Veracruz

Coordinate: 18° 25' N, 95° 0' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation from zero to 300 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 27.0
MAP: 4900.0
Habitat comments: "A 90-km 2 landscape, originally occupied by rain forest, consisted of forest fragments and natural corridors of vegetation surrounded by pasturelands"
forest fragments ranged "in area from 1 to 200 ha (median = 18 ha, average = 3539 ha)"
Life forms: bats
Sites: 52
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 2098
Years: 1996 - 1998
Net or trap nights: 208
Sampling comments: site count is of forest fragments
208 sample nights and 1040 net hours
Sample: 742
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-04 17:36:46
Modified: 2020-06-05 16:47:32
Abundance distribution
37 species
2 singletons
total count 2098
extrapolated richness: 41.5
Fisher's α: 6.381
geometric series k: 0.8424
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8823
Shannon's H: 2.5729
Good's u: 0.9990
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.
Pteronotus parnellii36319.1 g insectivore
Carollia brevicauda48017.4 g frugivore
Sturnira lilium25118.7 g frugivore
Artibeus jamaicensis18548.0 g frugivore
Artibeus phaeotis15513.1 g frugivore
"Dermanura phaeotis"
Vampyrodes caraccioli2336.0 g frugivore
Artibeus toltecus9616.3 g frugivore
"Dermanura tolteca"
Glossophaga soricina9710.5 g frugivore-nectarivore
Choeroniscus godmani619.9 g nectarivore
Platyrrhinus helleri4715.6 g frugivore
Artibeus lituratus5768.5 g frugivore
Desmodus rotundus4133.5 g sanguinivore
Carollia perspicillata3619.6 g frugivore
Mormoops megalophylla2415.1 g insectivore
Phyllostomus discolor1940.3 g nectarivore-frugivore
Uroderma bilobatum2318.1 g frugivore
Sturnira ludovici2125.0 g frugivore
Vampyressa pusilla149.0 g frugivore
Pteronotus davyi88.1 g insectivore
Artibeus watsoni1412.2 g frugivore
"Dermanura watsoni"
Chiroderma villosum1123.4 g frugivore
Saccopteryx bilineata77.9 g insectivore
Lampronycteris brachyotis512.0 g insectivore-carnivore
"Micronycteris brachyotis"
Mimon bennettii1431.1 g insectivore
Bauerus dubiaquercus1115.7 g insectivore
"Antrozous dubiaquercus"
Vampyrum spectrum2169 g insectivore-carnivore
Centurio senex619.0 g frugivore
Natalus stramineus55.3 g insectivore
Trachops cirrhosus731.4 g insectivore-carnivore
Micronycteris megalotis16.4 g insectivore-carnivore
Thyroptera tricolor34.3 g insectivore
Diclidurus albus218.3 g insectivore
Hylonycteris underwoodi27.8 g nectarivore
Leptonycteris nivalis123.0 g nectarivore
Glyphonycteris sylvestris2 insectivore-carnivore
"Micronycteris sylvestris"
Noctilio leporinus263.3 g insectivore-piscivore
Lophostoma brasiliense210.2 g insectivore-carnivore
"Tonatia brasiliense"