La Gamba (gallery woodland)
Basic information
Sample name: La Gamba (gallery woodland)
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]
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
Altered habitat: secondary 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 secondary "gallery woodland"
Life forms: orchid bees
Sites: 1
Sampling methods: no design, other nets, baited
Sample size: 19
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"
Sample: 2708
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2017-04-16 18:52:31
Modified: 2017-04-16 18:52:31
Abundance distribution
8 species
4 singletons
total count 19
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 5.205
geometric series k: 0.7430
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7515
Shannon's H: 1.7495
Good's u: 0.8006