Kakum Forest (primary forest transect)
Basic information
Sample name: Kakum Forest (primary forest transect)

Reference: S. Sáfián, G. Csontos, and D. Winkler. 2011. Butterfly community recovery in degraded rainforest habitats in the Upper Guinean Forest Zone (Kakum forest, Ghana). Journal of Insect Conservation 15:351-359 [ER 672]
Country: Ghana

Coordinate: 5° 21' 36" N, 1° 22' 9" W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.1
MAP: 1600.0
Habitat comments: "moist evergreen and semi-deciduous forest" and specifically "old primary rainforest"
MAP about 1600 and temperature ranges "throughout the year" from "18.2 to 32.1º C" (not clear if this means daily or between extremes) according to Monney et al. 2011
Life forms: butterflies
Sites: 1
Site length: 240.000
Sampling methods: baited
Sample size: 337
Days: 36
Nets or traps: 8
Net or trap nights: 288
Sampling comments: butterflies "were attracted by mashed banana bait and captured by net traps"; there were eight traps placed 30 m apart on a transect and sampled for 12 consecutive days three times
Sample: 979
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2014-06-28 20:32:28
Modified: 2015-02-20 14:23:53
Abundance distribution
61 species
13 singletons
total count 337
standardised richness: 55.0
Fisher's α: 21.769
geometric series k: 0.9505
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9704
Shannon's H: 3.7453
Good's u: 0.9616