Estação Ecológica do Seridó (areas with rocky formations)
Basic information
Sample name: Estação Ecológica do Seridó (areas with rocky formations)

Reference: M. J. M. de Andrade, R. F. D. Sales, and E. M. X. Freire. 2013. Ecology and diversity of a lizard community in the semiarid region of Brazil. Biota Neotropica 13(3):199-209 [ER 1148]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Rio Grande do Norte

Coordinate: 6° 34' 36" S, 37° 15' 21" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Serra Negra do Norte, Seridó region"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 29.0
MAP: 650.0
Habitat comments: "Caatinga... low, open vegetation and extensive grasslands... up to 10 dry months; the climate is semiarid, hot and dry"
MAP 500 to 800 mm and MAT 28 to 30
Methods
Life forms: lizards
Sites: 1
Site area: 2.250
Sampling methods: line transect, hand capture, visual
Sample size: 491
Years: 2011
Days: 21
Sampling comments: "A 150 m × 150 m square (2.25 ha)" with "Fourteen transects, seven parallel and seven perpendiculars to the pathway, distant 25 m from each other" with a "a total of 49 sampling points"; there were "Monthly visits from April to October... during 3 consecutive days each month"; there were some hand captures but most sightings were visual
Metadata
Sample: 1674
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-03 17:14:03
Modified: 2015-07-03 17:28:28
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 491
Fisher's α: 1.997
geometric series k: 0.5743
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6599
Shannon's H: 1.3969
Good's u: 0.9959
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