Status: 

Completed

Title

Litter invertebrate communities at different elevations in the LEF
Summary

Short name: 

LUQMetadata137

Data set ID: 

137

Abstract: 

Identification and number of invertebrates recovered from each litter sample.

Dates
Date Range: 
1999-02-01 00:00:00 to 2001-02-28 00:00:00

Publication Date: 

2011-03-28 00:00:00
People

Additional Project roles: 

Name: Eda Melendez-Colom Role: Data Manager
Name: Felipe Soto-Adames Role: Associated Researcher
Methodology

Methods: 

Samples of litter were taken from 0.25 m2 plots in the research locations, and invertebrate animals extracted with Tullgren funnels. Animals were collected and preserved for counting and identification. For details see Richardson, B.A., Richardson, M.J. & Soto-Adames, F. (2005). Separating the effects of forest type and elevation on the diversity of litter invertebrate communities in a humid tropical forest in Puerto Rico. Journal of Animal Ecology 74, 926-936.

Status: 

Completed

Time Period: 

Short-Term