Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragment Project
Basic information
Sample name: Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragment Project

Reference: W. D. Allmon. 1991. A plot study of forest floor litter frogs, central Amazon, Brazil. Journal of Tropical Ecology 7(4):503-522 [ER 158]
Geography
Country: Brazil
State: Amazonas

Coordinate: 2° 25' S, 59° 50' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: plots are on three adjacent fazendas "80 km north of Manaus" (coordinate based on sample 596)
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.7
MAP: 2186.0
Habitat comments: a majority of the sites are 100 ha in size or less (see Fig. 1)
climate data based on Andresen (2002) (see samples 621 and 622)
Methods
Life forms: frogs
Sites: 255
Site area: 1.245
Sampling methods: quadrat, hand capture
Sample size: 528
Years: 1983, 1984
Sampling comments: 498 5 x 5 m plots
Metadata
Sample: 358
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-13 14:09:50
Modified: 2015-02-24 11:02:14
Abundance distribution
14 species
3 singletons
total count 528
Fisher's α: 2.640
geometric series k: 0.6518
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7034
Shannon's H: 1.6051
Good's u: 0.9943
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