San Vito de Coto Brus
Basic information
Sample name: San Vito de Coto Brus

Reference: G. Santos-Barrera, J. Pacheco, F. Mendoza-Quijano, F. Bolańos, G. Cháves, G. D. Daily, P. R. Ehrlich, and G. Ceballos. 2008. Diversity, natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles from the San Vito Region, southwestern Costa Rica. Revista de Biologia Tropical 56(2):755-778 [ER 265]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica

Coordinate: 8° 47' 4" N, 82° 57' 9" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: scattered sites from within a 20 km radius of Las Cruces Biological Station and the Wilson Botanical Garden (both at the stated coordinate)
elevation range 1100 to 1500 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: grazing
MAT: 21.0
MAP: 3500.0
Habitat comments: originally "montane and premontane cloud forests, " and now "mountain forest fragments, pastures, coffee plantations, and other disturbed areas"
climate data based on Celentano et al. (2010, Biotropica)
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, caecilians, frogs, salamanders
Sampling methods: timed, drift fences, funnel traps, pitfall traps, visual
Sample size: 1449
Years: 2002 - 2004
Sampling comments: visual encounter surveys plus drift fence/pitfall trap/funnel trap arrays
Metadata
Sample: 537
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-22 16:34:57
Modified: 2014-07-13 17:20:52
Abundance distribution
65 species
20 singletons
total count 1449
Fisher's α: 13.976
geometric series k: 0.9111
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8563
Shannon's H: 2.5830
Good's u: 0.9862
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