Table 1

Sampling sites

Site

Site Area (Ha)/conservation status1/connectivity2/harvested3

Alt4(m)

N/ha5


El Pilar (16)

50/core/isolated/yes

0-300

650

Manatee (22)

103,907/core/restricted to soil type + narrow valleys/no

0-200

650

Sibun (10)

19,000/core/restricted to one small site/no

0-200

--

Chiquibul (14)

59,822/core/continuous/yes

400-700

200

Bladen (27)

40,485/core/continuous/yes

0-200

400

Columbia (7)

60,000/protected/fragmented/yes

0-300

47

Pueblo Viejo (18)

15,000/unprotected/isolated/no

0-300

225

Temash (24)

16,945/buffer/isolated/yes

0-200

200


1-Conservation status is based on the current classification of the area within Belize's Natural Areas system. Core corresponds to the protected zone of the reserve. Buffer areas are outside the main core or are unprotected at the federal level 2- Connectivity refers explicitly to the continuity of area where C. ernesti-augusti is found. 3- Harvest is based on observation and personal communication with the owners of the land. 4- Altitude; 5- N/HA is number of individuals per hectare. Samples sizes per locality are in parenthesis.

Cibri├ín-Jaramillo et al. BMC Genetics 2009 10:65   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-10-65

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