La Gamba (natural forest)
Basic information
Sample name: La Gamba (natural 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
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAT: 27.4
WMT: 31.5
CMT: 23.2
MAP: 5720.0
Habitat comments: six sites in ridge and riverine forest
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: 204
Years: 2006, 2007
Seasons: dry
Sampling comments: sampling in 2006 was at fixed sites and in 2007 was along transects
Metadata
Sample: 1334
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-22 08:15:26
Modified: 2016-12-13 19:51:46
Abundance distribution
74 species
40 singletons
total count 204
Fisher's α: 41.743
geometric series k: 0.9665
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9726
Shannon's H: 3.9116
Good's u: 0.8045
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