Basic information
Sample name: Ampombofofo

Reference: S. Megson, P. Mitchell, J. Köhler, C. Marsh, M. Franzen, F. Glaw, and N. D'Cruze. 2009. A comprehensive survey of amphibians and reptiles in the extreme north of Madagascar. Herpetology Notes 2:31-44 [ER 201]
Country: Madagascar
State: Antsiranana

Coordinate: 12° 5' 53" S, 49° 19' 49" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "20 km north of the town of Antsiranana (Diego Suarez)"
coordinate stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 26.6
CMT: 23.0
MAP: 1379.0
Habitat comments: "large patches of primary western dry forest fringed by primary coastal forest"
"a reliable wet season... followed by a pronounced dry season" of "up to seven months"
MAP figure of 980 mm given in text applies to Antsiranana; climate data are based instead on station 67009 (Antsiranana)
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Sampling methods: drift fences, pitfall traps
Sample size: 242
Years: 2006, 2007
Sampling comments: pitfall traps plus drift fences only
Sample: 424
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-16 08:54:42
Modified: 2014-04-27 10:49:49
Abundance distribution
21 species
8 singletons
total count 242
standardised richness: 6.8
Fisher's α: 5.522
geometric series k: 0.7846
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6573
Shannon's H: 1.6209
Good's u: 0.9671