Basic information
Sample name: Tikal

Reference: A. Meachem Rick. 1968. Notes on bats from Tikal, Guatemala. Journal of Mammalogy 49(3):516-520 [ER 440]
Country: Guatemala
State: El PetÚn

Coordinate: 17° 13' 20" N, 89° 37' 25" W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: coordinate based on Tikal
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 28.5
CMT: 24.0
MAP: 1700.0
Habitat comments: "quasi-rain forest" with "seasonal" rainfall
MAP given in text; CMT and WMT based on station 78583 (Belize City airport)
Life forms: bats
Sampling methods: mist nets, hand capture
Sample size: 148
Years: 1960, 1961
Sampling comments: the "majority" of bats were mist netted but others were caught "while roosting" or from "thatched buildings"
Sample: 793
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-04-13 18:23:00
Modified: 2014-04-24 19:12:06
Abundance distribution
19 species
2 singletons
total count 148
standardised richness: 17.4
Fisher's α: 5.795
geometric series k: 0.8263
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8856
Shannon's H: 2.4798
Good's u: 0.9868