Las Cuevas Research Station (San Pastor control plot)
Basic information
Sample name: Las Cuevas Research Station (San Pastor control plot)
Sample aka: Chiquibul National Park

Reference: O. T. Lewis. 2001. Effect of experimental selective logging on tropical butterflies. Conservation Biology 15(2):389-400 [ER 938]
Geography
Country: Belize

Coordinate: 16° 44' N, 88° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "close to the centre of the 170, 000-ha Chiquibul National Park"
coordinate based onLas Cuevas Research Station
elevation 530 to 560 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 23.9
MAP: 1560.0
Habitat comments: "deciduous seasonal forest and deciduous/semi-evergreen seasonal forest" that has historically "been subject to low-intensity selective logging" and "repeated hurricane damage and associated fires"
climate data are for the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve and are from Meave and Kellman (1994, J Biogeogr)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 314
Years: 1997, 1998
Days: 87
Sampling comments: "Van Someren-Rydon traps baited with mashed, over-ripe bananas" with either one or four traps placed in the plot at a time (number of trapping days using each amount is unclear)
Metadata
Sample: 1414
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-27 14:12:13
Modified: 2016-12-13 19:47:48
Abundance distribution
38 species
11 singletons
total count 314
Fisher's α: 11.314
geometric series k: 0.8978
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9119
Shannon's H: 2.8938
Good's u: 0.9651
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