Bobiri Forest Reserve (2001, 2002)
Basic information
Sample name: Bobiri Forest Reserve (2001, 2002)

Reference: J. L. Bossart, E. Opuni-Frimpong, S. Kuudaar, and E. Nkrumah. 2006. Richness, abundance, and complementarity of fruit-feeding butterfly species in relict sacred forests and forest reserves of Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation 15:333-359 [ER 2262]
Geography
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 6° 42' N, 1° 15' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate originally given at 6 40' N, 1 19' W; revised figures are given by Bossart and Antwi (2016)
altitude is based on Chiti et al. (2016)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 1475.0
Habitat comments: a 5000 ha reserve consisting of "moist semi-deciduous forest"
climate data are for the Bobiri forest reserve and is based on Chiti et al. (2016)
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sampling methods: line transect, baited, other traps
Sample size: 1626
Years: 2001, 2002
Days: 22
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 15
Net or trap nights: 330
Sampling comments: 15 traps set out in three five-trap transects for a total of 330 trap days
"Trap sampling was initiated late June 2001 and continued through July 2002. Sampling was more frequent during the rainy season... In general, trapping occurred weekly from late June through mid August 2001, monthly between August 2001 and mid May 2002, then biweekly from mid May through late July 2002... Typical fruit-bait traps were hung in the forest understory, approximately 10 cm above the ground... Individual traps within areas were separated from each other by at least 50 m and by no more than 200 m. Traps were baited with mashed, fermented banana"
Metadata
Sample: 2352
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-10-29 13:52:36
Modified: 2016-12-13 10:56:06
Abundance distribution
59 species
9 singletons
total count 1626
Fisher's α: 12.001
geometric series k: 0.9010
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9029
Shannon's H: 3.0279
Good's u: 0.9945
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