Nosy Komba (established forest)
Basic information
Sample name: Nosy Komba (established forest)

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
Substrate: ground surface
Habitat comments: "Established forest areas were defined as those that contained numerous mature trees, thick leaf litter, experienced no regular human disturbance, and have some level of protection"
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Sampling methods: no design, visual
Sample size: 58
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: 2323
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-22 14:24:10
Modified: 2016-10-22 14:24:10
Abundance distribution
16 species
5 singletons
total count 58
Fisher's α: 7.304
geometric series k: 0.8348
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8663
Shannon's H: 2.3661
Good's u: 0.9161
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