Taraw Cave Complex
Basic information
Sample name: Taraw Cave Complex
Sample aka: Palawan Island Site 8

Reference: J. A. Esselstyn, P. Widmann, and L. R. Heaney. 2004. The mammals of Palawan Island, Philippines. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 117(3):271-302 [ER 372]
Country: Philippines

Coordinate: 9° 59' 47" N, 118° 56' 43" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Substrate: cave
WMT: 24.6
CMT: 23.5
MAP: 2400.0
Habitat comments: "a large cave complex located in a limestone karst formation" surrounded by "brushland and agricultural developments" on one side and "secondary and primary forest" on the other
there is no nearby climate station; climate data (including very roughly estimated MAP) are based on Padilla et al. (2004, Trees) and apply to 1999 - 2000
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, butterfly nets, harp nets, mist nets, hand capture
Sample size: 2771
Years: 2000
Sampling comments: primarily one harp trap but also mist nets, butterfly nets, and hand capture
Sample: 708
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-02 15:38:03
Modified: 2014-08-22 13:36:49
Abundance distribution
10 species
0 singletons
total count 2771
standardised richness: 10.0
Fisher's α: 1.305
geometric series k: 0.5617
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7090
Shannon's H: 1.5398
Good's u: 1.0000