Basic information
Sample name: Cañas

Reference: M. A. Mares and D. E. Wilson. 1971. Bat reproduction during the Costa Rican dry season. BioScience 21(10):471-477 [ER 397]
Country: Costa Rica
State: Guanacaste

Coordinate: 10° 26' N, 85° 6' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Cantón de Cañas
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 24.9
CMT: 22.3
MAP: 1700.0
Habitat comments: "Pacific Dry Lowlands"
MAP given in text; CMT and WMT based on station 78762 (Alajuela), which has a comparable MAP
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: no design, mist nets, hand capture
Sample size: 351
Years: 1968, 1970
Sampling comments: bats were shot or "netted" (presumably mist netted)
Sample: 739
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-04 16:22:17
Modified: 2014-04-25 08:48:27
Abundance distribution
22 species
5 singletons
total count 351
standardised richness: 13.2
Fisher's α: 5.206
geometric series k: 0.8050
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8489
Shannon's H: 2.2635
Good's u: 0.9858
Saccopteryx bilineata117.9 g insectivore
Rhynchonycteris naso13.7 g insectivore
Pteronotus parnellii419.1 g insectivore
Pteronotus davyi18.1 g insectivore
Phyllostomus hastatus10100 g nectarivore-frugivore
Phyllostomus discolor6840.3 g nectarivore-frugivore
Glossophaga soricina1010.5 g frugivore-nectarivore
Glossophaga commissarisi29.3 g nectarivore
Carollia perspicillata2319.6 g frugivore
Sturnira lilium3218.7 g frugivore
Uroderma bilobatum118.1 g frugivore
Vampyriscus nymphaea913.8 g frugivore
"Vampyressa nymphaea"
Artibeus jamaicensis9548.0 g frugivore
Artibeus lituratus668.5 g frugivore
Centurio senex119.0 g frugivore
Desmodus rotundus1233.5 g sanguinivore
Noctilio leporinus663.3 g insectivore-piscivore
Noctilio labialis5229.6 g insectivore
Myotis nigricans25.1 g insectivore
Rhogeessa parvula24.6 g
Rhogeessa tumida25.0 g insectivore
Molossus molossus112.9 g insectivore