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

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]
Geography
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
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"
MAP is a minimum estimate
Methods
Life forms: bats
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 692
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"
Metadata
Sample: 1696
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-07-08 17:24:25
Modified: 2015-07-08 19:56:24
Abundance distribution
17 species
1 singleton
total count 692
Fisher's α: 3.150
geometric series k: 0.7226
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8510
Shannon's H: 2.2061
Good's u: 0.9986
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