Kottawa Forest Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Kottawa Forest Reserve
Sample aka: Yakkalamulla

Reference: S. N. Gamage, A. Gunawardena, D. K. Weerakoon, and W. K. D. D. Liyanage. 2008. A comparative study of the leaf litter herpetofauna and physical parameters in different agro-ecosystems (tea, rubber and oil palm) and natural rain forest in the south-western wet-zone of Sri Lanka. Journal of Environmental Research And Development 2(3):285-294 [ER 223]
Country: Sri Lanka

Coordinate: 6° 6' N, 80° 20' E
Geography comments: coordinate based on Yakkalamulla
elevation 30 - 100 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.8
CMT: 26.6
MAP: 2510.0
Habitat comments: MAP stated in text; CMT and WMT based on station 43497 (Ambalantota)
Life forms: lizards, snakes, caecilians, frogs
Sites: 18
Site area: 0.115
Sampling methods: hand capture
Sample size: 161
Years: 2003
Sampling comments: 18 8 x 8 m quadrats
all specimens were released
Sample: 459
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-18 11:15:28
Modified: 2014-04-26 20:18:32
Abundance distribution
20 species
4 singletons
total count 161
standardised richness: 16.1
Fisher's α: 6.018
geometric series k: 0.8376
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9062
Shannon's H: 2.5885
Good's u: 0.9754