Reserva Rio das Pedras (visual encounter surveys)
Basic information
Sample name: Reserva Rio das Pedras (visual encounter surveys)

Reference: C. F. D. Rocha, D. Vrcibradic, M. C. Kiefer, M. Almeida-Gomes, V. N. T. Borges-Junior, V. A. Menezes, C. V. Ariani, J. A. L. Pontes, P. Goyannes-Ara˙jo, R. V. Marra, D. M. Guedes, C. C. Siqueira, and M. Van Sluys. 2013. The leaf-litter frog community from Reserva Rio das Pedras, Mangaratiba, Rio de Janeiro State, Southeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and densities. North-Western Journal of Zoology 9(1):151-156 [ER 2777]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Rio de Janeiro

Coordinate: 22° 59' S, 44° 6' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "a private reserve in the municipality of Mangaratiba" with "an area of ca. 1360 ha"
elevation 20 to 750 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.0
MAP: 1900.0
Habitat comments: "precipitation is most intense in the period between December and February... The predominant vegetation type in the study area is Evergreen Dense Forest"
Methods
Life forms: frogs
Sampling methods: line transect, hand capture
Sample size: 40
Years: 2005
Sampling comments: "Sampling was carried out during August 2005... using three sampling methods: plot sampling... visual encounter surveys... and pitfall traps with drift fences... For plot sampling, we set 30 quadrats of 5 x 5m on the forest floor, totaling 750 m2 of forest floor sampled... For the visual encounter surveys... searchers walked along random transects... totaling 75 hours of sampling effort... We also established three pitfall trap systems that consisted of ten 30-liter buckets buried in the ground, each set at ca. 5 m apart from the next, with soft plastic drift fences about 50 cm high extended between them... Pitfalls remained open for a total of 16 days"
Metadata
Sample: 2989
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2018-06-02 20:45:45
Modified: 2018-06-02 20:45:45
Abundance distribution
5 species
0 singletons
total count 40
Fisher's α: 1.508
geometric series k: 0.5857
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6679
Shannon's H: 1.2906
Good's u: 1.0000
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