La Selva Biological Station (non-buttress)
Basic information
Sample name: La Selva Biological Station (non-buttress)

Reference: S. M. Whitfield and M. S. F. Pierce. 2005. Tree buttress microhabitat use by a Neotropical leaf-litter herpetofauna. Journal of Herpetology 39(2):192-198 [ER 281]
Geography
Country: Costa Rica
State: Heredia

Coordinate: 10° 26' N, 83° 59' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: altitude given by Lieberman 1986
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 4260.0
Habitat comments: "evergreen forest"
climate data based on Kennedy and Horn (2008)
Methods
Life forms: lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs
Sites: 56
Site area: 0.090
Sampling methods: quadrat, hand capture
Sample size: 93
Years: 2000
Sampling comments: point quadrat method; total of 56 4 x 4 m quadrats
Metadata
Sample: 562
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-25 21:12:48
Modified: 2014-04-26 11:22:03
Abundance distribution
15 species
9 singletons
total count 93
Fisher's α: 5.061
geometric series k: 0.7531
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6364
Shannon's H: 1.5744
Good's u: 0.9037
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