La Gamba (riverine forest)
Basic information
Sample name: La Gamba (riverine forest)
Sample aka: Piedras Blancas National Park

Reference: M. H. Gruber, L. Morawetz, and M. Wiemers. 2008. Diversity of Euglossini (Hymenoptera, Apidae) in primary and secondary lowland rainforests in south-western Costa Rica. Stapfia 80:257-266 [ER 2448]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 8° 42' N, 83° 12' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "in the Piedras Blancas National Park near the village of La Gamba" (coordinate based on Field Station La Gamba)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
MAP: 6000.0
Habitat comments: "tropical lowland rainforest... The average number of rainy days is 286.5 per year and the average annual rainfall is about 6000 mm... The mean monthly temperature averages 26.7C in January and 27.3C in February" (MAT unclear); sampling was at one site in primary "riverine forest"
Methods
Life forms: orchid bees
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, other nets, baited
Sample size: 112
Sampling comments: "We used four different aromas which are present in orchid flower fragrances... The survey was carried out on sunny days from 27 to 31 January 2007... between 9:00 and 12:00 in the morning... At each sampling site, all four chemical baits were put at an average height of 2 m (scented napkins attached to branches with twine), at an average distance of about 4-5 m. The baits were monitored simultaneously and constantly, the sampling lasted one hour per sampling site... The attracted bees were captured with an insect net after visiting the baits and killed in a jar with ethyl acetate"
Metadata
Sample: 2707
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-04-16 18:27:40
Modified: 2017-04-16 18:46:28
Abundance distribution
20 species
9 singletons
total count 112
Fisher's α: 7.089
geometric series k: 0.8347
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8362
Shannon's H: 2.2512
Good's u: 0.9201
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