Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, secondary forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, secondary forest)

Reference: I. Vleut, S. I. Levy-Tacher, J. Galindo-González, and W. F. de Boer. 2015. Positive effects of surrounding rainforest on composition, diversity and late-successional seed dispersal by bats. Basic and Applied Ecology 16(4):308-315 [ER 1167]
Country: Mexico
State: Chiapas

Coordinate: 16° 46' 8" N, 91° 8' 12" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.7
MAP: 2000.0
Habitat comments: "evergreen rainforest with dominant species such as Dialium guianense, Brosimum alicastrum, Swietenia macrophylla, Ficus spp. and Spondias mombin... secondary forest sites had been abandoned 10–15 years prior to the study" and were previously subjected to "slash and burn agroforestry"
MAP is a minimum estimate
Life forms: bats
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 537
Years: 2010, 2011
Days: 48
Nets or traps: 3
Net or trap nights: 144
Sampling comments: "Bats were sampled each month, from April 2010 to March 2011 using 3 (12 × 2.4 m, 36mm mesh) mist nets inside the sites, set at ground level, from 0.5 h before sunset until 4h after, 1 night per site"
Sample: 1695
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-08 17:23:09
Modified: 2015-07-08 19:56:44
Abundance distribution
12 species
0 singletons
total count 537
standardised richness: 12.0
Fisher's α: 2.177
geometric series k: 0.7057
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7701
Shannon's H: 1.7884
Good's u: 1.0000