Bevia (cleared)
Basic information
Sample name: Bevia (cleared)

Reference: D. M. Scott, D. Brown, S. Mahood, B. Denton, A. Silburn, and F. Rakotondraparany. 2006. The impacts of forest clearance on lizard, small mammal and bird communities in the arid spiny forest, southern Madagascar. Biological Conservation 127(1):72-87 [ER 257]
Country: Madagascar

Coordinate: 24° 50' S, 46° 27' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude 0 to 100 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing, selective logging
WMT: 27.0
CMT: 22.5
MAP: 700.0
Habitat comments: previously "spiny forest" that has been ">90%... cut down and subsequently burnt or cleared" for "crops" (mostly "planned" at this point) and grazing
CMT min/max 15/30, WMT min/max 21/33
precip "less than 700 mm"
Life forms: lizards
Sampling methods: timed, drift fences, pitfall traps, visual
Sample size: 87
Years: 2003
Sampling comments: "drift lines with pitfall trapping and time-constrained searches"
Sample: 523
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-22 11:44:35
Modified: 2014-03-22 11:44:35
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 87
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.794
geometric series k: 0.5774
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7296
Shannon's H: 1.4609
Good's u: 0.9770