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° 20' 0" N, 90° 32' 30" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: coordinates based on ranges given in text
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: 2015-02-24 10:22:59
Abundance distribution
17 species
2 singletons
total count 628
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