Basic information
Sample name: Eket

Reference: L. Luiselli and G. C. Akani. 1999. Habitats of snakes in the rainforests of Eket (Akwa-Ibom State, south-eastern Nigeria). Herpetozoa 11(3/4):99-107 [ER 179]
Country: Nigeria
State: Akwa-Ibom

Coordinate: 4° 49' N, 7° 58' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.0
CMT: 24.5
MAP: 5997.0
Habitat comments: cold month min/max 22/27; warm month min/max 24/34; MAP "more than 3000 mm" in the region, but habitat includes "dry forest"; MAP is based on Udo-Inyang and Edem (2012, Journal of Environment and Earth Science) and applies to Eket
habitats included farmlands and suburbia, dryland rainforest, and swamp (moist lowland) forest
Life forms: snakes
Sampling methods: no design, drift fences, pitfall traps, hand capture, visual
Sample size: 129
Sampling comments: eclectic methods including visual sightings and drift fences plus pitfall traps
Sample: 392
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-14 13:48:57
Modified: 2014-04-27 13:42:22
Abundance distribution
24 species
3 singletons
total count 129
standardised richness: 23.2
Fisher's α: 8.685
geometric series k: 0.8841
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9340
Shannon's H: 2.9090
Good's u: 0.9773