A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Río Macho Biological Station, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica

@inproceedings{AcostaChaves2015ACO,
  title={A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of R{\'i}o Macho Biological Station, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica},
  author={V{\'i}ctor J. Acosta-Chaves and Gerardo Ch{\'a}ves and Juan G. Abarca and Adr{\'i}an Garc{\'i}a-Rodr{\'i}guez and Federico Bola{\~n}os},
  year={2015}
}
We provide a checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Rio Macho Biological Station (RMBS), Costa Rica. During a period of a year (2012–2013) we conducted visual and acoustic surveys in a natural mature forest plot (>50 years old) (MF), secondary forest plot (~17 years old) (SF), in open areas and riparian forest at RMBS. We found a total of 11 species of amphibians and 15 species of reptiles belonging to 11 taxonomic families. We also compared the diversity of the MF against the SF. The MF… CONTINUE READING