Caobas Ejido (induced grassland)
Basic information
Sample name: Caobas Ejido (induced grassland)

Reference: V. H. Luja, S. Herrando-Pérez, D. González-Solís, and L. Luiselli. 2008. Secondary rain forests are not havens for reptile species in tropical Mexico. Biotropica 40(6):747-757 [ER 289]
Country: Mexico
State: Quintana Roo

Coordinate: 18° 26' 39" N, 89° 6' 15" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "in the municipality of Othon P. Blanco"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: pasture
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
MAP: 1200.0
Habitat comments: "medium-saturated semievergreen forest" but now "large tracts of grassland only punctuated by isolated trees" that were created as "cattle pastures"
Life forms: lizards, snakes
Sites: 36
Site area: 16.200
Sampling methods: belt transect, visual
Sample size: 218
Years: 2004
Sampling comments: 36 500 x 9 m transects
apparently all visual sightings and few or no hand captures
Sample: 586
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-03-26 20:32:11
Modified: 2014-03-26 20:32:11
Abundance distribution
17 species
7 singletons
total count 218
standardised richness: 6.7
Fisher's α: 4.312
geometric series k: 0.7629
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7744
Shannon's H: 1.8181
Good's u: 0.9681