La Selva (primary forest control block)
Basic information
Sample name: La Selva (primary forest control block)

Reference: B. Folt and K. E. Reider. 2013. Leaf-litter herpetofaunal richness, abundance, and community assembly in mono-dominant plantations and primary forest of northeastern Costa Rica. Biodiversity and Conservation 22:2057-2070 [ER 932]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 10.42° N, -84.02° W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 30 to 135 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.8
MAP: 4000.0
Habitat comments: "within Holdridge’s Tropical Wet Forest life zone"
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Sampling methods: quadrat, visual
Sample size: 285
Years: 2010
Sampling comments: "diurnal visual encounter surveys... Transect samples were taken within 36 m 9 36 m subplots"
Metadata
Sample: 1406
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-26 13:12:14
Modified: 2015-02-26 13:12:14
Abundance distribution
14 species
5 singletons
total count 285
Fisher's α: 3.086
geometric series k: 0.6853
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6946
Shannon's H: 1.5631
Good's u: 0.9825
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