Meru National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Meru National Park

Reference: D. V. Wasonga, A. Bekele, S. Lötters, and M. Balakrishnan. 2006. Amphibian abundance and diversity in Meru National Park, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 45:55-61 [ER 207]
Geography
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 0° 15' 0" N, 38° 12' 30" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate based on ranges for the park given in text
altitude 300 to 850 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.5
CMT: 25.5
MAP: 720.0
Habitat comments: grassland and bushland
MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on Neal 1984 (Afr J Ecol)
Methods
Life forms: frogs
Sites: 9
Site length: 5400.000
Sampling methods: belt transect, drift fences, pitfall traps, hand capture
Sample size: 430
Years: 2002, 2003
Sampling comments: "transect sampling, drift-fence and pitfall trapping and opportunistic collecting"
nine 600 m long and 2 m wide transects
Metadata
Sample: 430
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-16 16:04:20
Modified: 2014-04-27 10:40:18
Abundance distribution
11 species
0 singletons
total count 430
Fisher's α: 2.057
geometric series k: 0.7842
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8772
Shannon's H: 2.2359
Good's u: 1.0000
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