Ecoparque Panama
Basic information
Sample name: Ecoparque Panama

Reference: M. T. Springer, A. D. Carver, C. K. Nielsen, N. J. Correa, J. R. Ashmore, J. R. Ashmore, and J. G. Lee. 2012. Relative abundance of mammalian species in a central Panamanian rainforest. Latin American Journal of Conservation 2(2):19-26 [ER 1728]
Country: Panama

Coordinate: 8.97° N, -79.67° W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "at the 404-ha Ecoparque Panama protected area, located in central Panama, 16 km west of Panama City" (shown on map as somewhere near Burunga, basis of coordinate)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 2600.0
Habitat comments: "The study area receives 260 cm of rainfall annually with 90% occurring during the wet season (May-December; Robinson et al. 2000). Average temperatures range between 25 C and 27 C. The area consists of 77% tropical forest and 23% is a mixture of nonnative grasses, shrubland, marsh, and Department of Defense facilities... Forested portions consist primarily of semideciduous seasonal forest"
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other large mammals, other small mammals
Site area: 404.000
Sampling methods: no design, automatic cameras
Sample size: 306
Years: 2005, 2006
Nets or traps: 20
Net or trap nights: 300
Camera type: digital
Cameras paired: no
Sampling comments: the study was conducted from "1 December 2005 30 April 2006. Two types of digital remote cameras (n = 20) were used, the Cuddeback 3 mega pixel NF4300 no-flash and the Moultrie 1.3 mega pixel NFH-DGS-100 infrared trail camera. Cameras were set to operate 24 hours a day" and "were unbaited"
Sample: 1926
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-01-14 10:09:20
Modified: 2016-12-15 15:20:13
Abundance distribution
16 species
5 singletons
total count 306
Fisher's α: 3.590
geometric series k: 0.7248
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7508
Shannon's H: 1.7540
Good's u: 0.9837