Nosy Komba (degraded habitat)
Basic information
Sample name: Nosy Komba (degraded habitat)

Reference: S. Hyde Roberts and . Daly. 2014. A rapid herpetofaunal assessment of Nosy Komba Island, northwestern Madagascar, with new locality records for seventeen species. Salamandra 50(1):18-26 [ER 2256]
Geography
Country: Madagascar

Coordinate: -13.47° S, 48.35° E
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: no details given (coordinate based on Nosy Komba)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "degraded habitats consisted of plantation- or agricultural-type lands, bamboo forest, village environs, and areas of secondary forest that regularly experience human disturbance" (moist forest based on location)
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Sampling methods: no design, visual
Sample size: 191
Years: 2013
Sampling comments: "Three separate trips were made... during the Austral winter of 2013... Each rapid biodiversity assessment (RBA) period took place on the island for a period of three days... Each survey lasted approximately two hours" (amount of sampling effort in this habitat category is unclear); counts are based on visual identifications with apparently no specimens retained
Metadata
Sample: 2322
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-22 14:19:49
Modified: 2016-10-22 14:19:49
Abundance distribution
28 species
6 singletons
total count 191
Fisher's α: 9.042
geometric series k: 0.8568
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8508
Shannon's H: 2.5492
Good's u: 0.9689
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