Biosphere Reserve Los Petenes (large forest islands)
Basic information
Sample name: Biosphere Reserve Los Petenes (large forest islands)

Reference: S. Montiel, A. Estrada, and P. León. 2006. Bat assemblages in a naturally fragmented ecosystem in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: species richness, diversity and spatio-temporal dynamics. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22:267-276 [ER 400]
Country: Mexico
State: Yucatan

Coordinate: 20.45° N, -90.48° W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinate given as 20º 20' 0" N, 90º 32' 30 W" in the text, which is off the coast
coordinate based on Uaymil, which is in the reserve
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: biosphere reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 26.0
WMT: 29.2
CMT: 23.5
MAP: 819.0
Habitat comments: two forest islands with "area = 20 and 25 ha"
"Rainfall is clearly seasonal, with a dry season from December to May"
MAT and MAP given in text; CMT and WMT based on station 76644 (Merida)
Life forms: bats
Sites: 4
Sampling methods: line transect, mist nets
Sample size: 628
Years: 2001 - 2004
Net or trap nights: 66
Sampling comments: sites are in four large forest islands
"Bats were sampled using a line of 10 mist nets... through the centre of each forest island"
66 netting nights and 4480 net hours
Sample: 743
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-04 20:11:33
Modified: 2020-05-08 09:55:30
Abundance distribution
17 species
2 singletons
total count 628
standardised richness: 7.8
Fisher's α: 3.221
geometric series k: 0.7279
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8188
Shannon's H: 1.9893
Good's u: 0.9968
Artibeus jamaicensis16148.0 g frugivore
Artibeus phaeotis15213.1 g frugivore
"Dermanura phaeotis"
Artibeus intermedius12354.4 g frugivore
Glossophaga soricina7010.5 g frugivore-nectarivore
Noctilio leporinus3163.3 g insectivore-piscivore
Chiroderma villosum2823.4 g frugivore
Sturnira lilium1518.7 g frugivore
Pteronotus parnellii919.1 g insectivore
Artibeus lituratus768.5 g frugivore
Micronycteris megalotis86.4 g insectivore-carnivore
Molossus rufus936.5 g insectivore
Natalus stramineus35.3 g insectivore
Centurio senex419.0 g frugivore
Mormoops megalophylla315.1 g insectivore
Saccopteryx bilineata37.9 g insectivore
Nyctinomops laticaudatus110.4 g insectivore
Diaemus youngi140.3 g sanguinivore