La Selva Biological Station (primary forest)
Basic information
Sample name: La Selva Biological Station (primary forest)

Reference: J. T. Heinen. 1992. Comparisons of the leaf litter herpetofauna in abandoned cacao plantations and primary rain forest in Costa Rica: some implications for faunal restoration. Biotropica 24(3):431-439 [ER 183]
Country: Costa Rica
State: Heredia

Coordinate: 10° 25' 19" N, 84° 0' 54" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Wikipedia page
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: plantation
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 4260.0
Habitat comments: "cacao plantation abandoned 5 years previously"
climate data based on Kennedy and Horn (2008)
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs, salamanders
Sites: 25
Site area: 0.062
Sampling methods: quadrat, hand capture
Sample size: 92
Years: 1990
Sampling comments: 25 5 x 5 m plots
Sample: 399
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-14 15:18:49
Modified: 2014-04-26 11:21:25
Abundance distribution
20 species
6 singletons
total count 92
standardised richness: 25.2
Fisher's α: 7.872
geometric series k: 0.8376
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8294
Shannon's H: 2.2875
Good's u: 0.9364