Alcanfores
Basic information
Sample name: Alcanfores
Sample aka: San Cristobal de las Casas

Reference: J. L. León-Cortés, U. Caballero, I. D. Miss-Barrera, and M. Girón-Intzin. 2019. Preserving butterfly diversity in an ever-expanding urban landscape? A case study in the highlands of Chiapas, México. Journal of Insect Conservation 23:405-418 [ER 3287]
Geography
Country: Mexico
State: Chiapas

Coordinate: 16° 43' 12" N, 92° 38' 17" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the Municipality of San Cristobal de las Casas" at Alcanfores
Climate and habitat
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 15.0
MAP: 1186.0
Habitat comments: "temperate sub-humid with summer rains, with an average precipitation and temperature of 1186 mm and 15 °C, respectively... The surrounding (suburban) vegetation includes a mosaic of successional stages associated with oak, pine-oak, and in upper parts, with cloud forest"
the site was "in the nearby vicinity of the urban landscape" but shown on a map as not within an inhabited area per se
Methods
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 1
Site length: 500.000
Site width: 500.000
Sampling methods: line transect, visual
Sample size: 283
Years: 2006, 2008
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Sampling comments: a 500 x 500 m site
"All 500-m sites were surveyed in April–October 2006 and resurveyed in August–October 2008" (apparently using Pollard walks)
some voucher specimens were taken
35 transects in 2006 and 10 in 2008
Metadata
Sample: 3649
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-06-03 14:34:37
Modified: 2020-06-03 14:34:37
Abundance distribution
26 species
7 singletons
total count 283
standardised richness: 21.9
Fisher's α: 6.975
geometric series k: 0.8401
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8750
Shannon's H: 2.5423
Good's u: 0.9753
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