Lacandona (riparian pasture)
Basic information
Sample name: Lacandona (riparian pasture)

Reference: E. de la Peña-Cuéllar, J. Benítez-Malvido, L. D. Avila-Cabadilla, M. Martínez-Ramos, and A. Estrada. 2015. Structure and diversity of phyllostomid bat assemblages on riparian corridors in a human-dominated tropical landscape. Ecology and Evolution 5(4):903-913 [ER 1195]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Chiapas

Coordinate: 16° 4' N, 90° 45' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: all three sites are shown as being immediately beyond the southeastern edge of the Biosphere Reserve Montes Azules spread across a distance of perhaps 30 km in the vicinity of La Casa del Morpho
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 24.0
MAP: 3000.0
Habitat comments: the general area's vegetation was "semideciduous and lowland tropical rain forests... only 36% of closed forest remains today" and sites are in "open pastures"
there is < 100 mm of rainfall a month from February to April
Methods
Life forms: bats
Sites: 3
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 885
Years: 2011 - 2013
Days: 18
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 5
Net or trap nights: 90
Sampling comments: there were three replicate sites and "Bat sampling was performed twice during the dry season (December to May) and two times during the wet season (June to November) for three consecutive years (2011, 2012, and 2013). Eighteen nights were sampled... Five nets (12 m long × 2.6 m high) were set at ground level and were opened at dusk for four consecutive hours"
Metadata
Sample: 1730
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-08-16 16:54:35
Modified: 2015-08-16 16:54:35
Abundance distribution
21 species
4 singletons
total count 885
Fisher's α: 3.861
geometric series k: 0.7500
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7986
Shannon's H: 1.9908
Good's u: 0.9955
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