Status: 

Completed

Title

Bromeliad plant collection details/data from different elevations in the LEF
Summary

Short name: 

LUQMetadata117

Data set ID: 

117

Abstract: 

Collection details of bromeliads collected for invertebrate community and diversity analysis from 4 localities in the LEF. Dates, location, plant size, amounts, pH and temp. of contained water, and weights of debris retained by the bromeliads.

Dates
Date Range: 
1993-12-18 00:00:00 to 2010-02-28 00:00:00

Publication Date: 

2011-03-28 00:00:00
People

Additional Project roles: 

Name: Eda Melendez-Colom Role: Data Manager
Name: Frederick Scatena (In Memorium) Role: Associated Researcher
Methodology

Methods: 

Plants selected for collection were measured and removed from the substrate. Retained water and litter was collected and measured. Plants were dismembered in the laboratory and all animals from plants, water and retained litter were recovered and preserved for counting and identification. For details see Richardson, B.A. 1999. The bromeliad microcosm and the assessment of faunal diversity in a neotropical forest. Biotropica 31:321-336.

Status: 

Completed

Time Period: 

Long-Term