West of Boulder
Basic information
Sample name: West of Boulder

Reference: R. A. Adams, S. C. Pedersen, K. M. Thibault, J. Jadin, and B. Petru. 2003. Calcium as a limiting resource to insectivorous bats: can water holes provide a supplemental mineral source?. Journal of Zoology 260(2):189-194 [ER 1288]
Country: United States
State: Colorado

Coordinate: 40° 2' N, 105° 15' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "84 km2 along the Front Range... immediately west of Boulder... The east to west elevation gradient was 539 m over a 6-km transect"
coordinate based on Boulder
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate coniferous forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 20.2
CMT: -1.4
MAP: 579.0
Habitat comments: "2 vegetation zones, Ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa and Douglas fir Pseudotsuga menziesii" with a transition at 1980 m; "riparian habitats consisted predominately of plains cottonwood Populus sargentii and mountain willow Salix monicola"
climate data are for Ponderosa on the Front Range immediately west of Boulder and are from
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets
Sample size: 1399
Years: 1996 - 2000
Seasons: spring, summer
Sampling comments: mist nets were "erected at 10 water holes... from May to August... an array of net sizes (7, 12 and 20 m) was used" but the number of nets is unclear and there is no other indication of collecting effort
Sample: 1780
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-09-27 08:19:38
Modified: 2018-04-13 21:11:28
Abundance distribution
10 species
1 singleton
total count 1399
standardised richness: 6.4
Fisher's α: 1.456
geometric series k: 0.5077
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7912
Shannon's H: 1.7559
Good's u: 0.9993