La Gamba (secondary forest)
Basic information
Sample name: La Gamba (secondary forest)
Sample aka: Piedras Blancas National Park

Reference: M. Wiemers and K. Fiedler. 2008. Butterfly diversity of the Piedras Blancas National Park and its vicinity - a preliminary assessment (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea). Stapfia 88:277-294 [ER 890]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica
State: Puntarenas

Coordinate: 8° 42' 30" N, 83° 11' 0" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on La Gamba
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAT: 27.4
WMT: 31.5
CMT: 23.2
MAP: 5720.0
Habitat comments: four sites in secondary forest and two sites in "a (partly swampy) plantation of Gmelina arborea"
climate data are for the Tropical Field Station La Gamba and are from Umana and Wanek (2010, Ecosystems)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: no design, visual
Sample size: 368
Years: 2006, 2007
Seasons: dry
Sampling comments: sampling in 2006 was at fixed sites and in 2007 was along transects
Metadata
Sample: 1333
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-22 07:57:46
Modified: 2016-12-13 19:51:41
Abundance distribution
62 species
29 singletons
total count 368
Fisher's α: 21.356
geometric series k: 0.9364
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9372
Shannon's H: 3.2709
Good's u: 0.9213
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