Kakum Forest (farmland transect)
Basic information
Sample name: Kakum Forest (farmland transect)

Reference: S. Sáfián, G. Csontos, and D. Winkler. 2011. Butterfly community recovery in degraded rainforest habitats in the Upper Guinean Forest Zone (Kakum forest, Ghana). Journal of Insect Conservation 15:351-359 [ER 672]
Geography
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 5° 21' 36" N, 1° 22' 9" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.1
MAP: 1600.0
Habitat comments: originally "moist evergreen and semi-deciduous forest" and now a "semi-open area with middle-aged oil palms and 6-12 year-old trees and thickets"
MAP about 1600 and temperature ranges "throughout the year" from "18.2 to 32.1º C" (not clear if this means daily or between extremes) according to Monney et al. 2011
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 1
Site length: 240.000
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 505
Days: 36
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 288
Sampling comments: butterflies "were attracted by mashed banana bait and captured by net traps"; there were eight traps placed 30 m apart on a transect and sampled for 12 consecutive days three times
Metadata
Sample: 1306
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-20 14:31:38
Modified: 2015-02-20 14:31:38
Abundance distribution
52 species
17 singletons
total count 505
Fisher's α: 14.542
geometric series k: 0.9170
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9164
Shannon's H: 3.0156
Good's u: 0.9664
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