Nilambur Taluk
Basic information
Sample name: Nilambur Taluk
Sample aka: Malappuram District

Reference: P. Balakrishnan. 2010. An education programme and establishment of a citizen scientist network to reduce killing of non-venomous snakes in Malappuram district, Kerala, India. Conservation Evidence 7:9-15 [ER 220]
Country: India
State: Kerala

Coordinate: 11° 15' 0" N, 76° 17' 29" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: adjacent to Silent Valley National Park
coordinate based on ranges given in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: cropland
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 29.6
CMT: 25.9
MAP: 3089.0
Habitat comments: "previously forested... now dominated by a mosaic of human settlements, agricultural land and plantations of rubber... and teak"
climate data based on station 43314 (Kozhikode)
Life forms: snakes
Sampling methods: hand capture
Sample size: 536
Years: 2003 - 2009
Sampling comments: combined counts of snakes killed and snakes released by villagers
Sample: 453
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-17 16:27:25
Modified: 2014-04-26 20:41:23
Abundance distribution
17 species
0 singletons
total count 536
standardised richness: 17.0
Fisher's α: 3.344
geometric series k: 0.7711
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8842
Shannon's H: 2.4272
Good's u: 1.0000