Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

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INDEX
Abangares River, 117
Aburto, Gilda, 252
Acacia spp., 70
Accipitridae, 156
ACG. See Area de Conservación Guanacaste
Acinote leucomelas,106
Acraeiniae, 106
Acrocomia vinifera,55
Acromyrmex spp., 70
ACT. See Area de Conservación Tempisque
Actata spp., 89
Adelpha iphiclus,108
ADIO. See Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Ostiona
Aellopos titan,89
African star grass, 42, 57–58, 67, 267
Africanized honeybee, 40, 68
Agalychnis callidryas,184
Agave species, 165
Agelaius phoeniceus,150
Agkistrodon bilineatus,186, 187
Agouti paca,56
Agraulis vanillae,107
Agricultural waste, contamination with, 122, 129, 141
Agriculture
buffer zones and, 63, 276, 301
deforestation and, 271–72
land use and, 56
pollution from, 122, 129, 141, 171
water use and, 7, 119
Aguacate group, 5
Aguna asander,88, 108
Aimophila botterii,150
Aimophila ruficauda,150
Albizia caribaea,21
Albizia guachapele,271
Albizia saman,219
Alouatta palliata,49
Altos de la Bonita, 293–96
Alvarado, Mario, 203
Amazilia boucardii,138, 139, 157
Amazilia rutila,150
Amazona albifrons,150
Amazona auropalliata,150, 157
Amazona ochrocephala,138, 140
Ammodramus savannarum,150
Amphibians. See Reptiles and amphibians
Anacardiaceae, 32, 270
Anartia fatima,107
Anatidae, 156
Ancyloscelis spp., 73
Andara tuberculosa,139, 141
Andira inermis,25, 67, 70, 90
Animals, 9. See also individual animal names
Ant-lion nests, 90
Ant-plant mutualism, 70
Anteater, 50, 51, 138, 142
Anteos clorinde,107
Anthidium spp., 73
Anthophorids, 21
Anthophorinae, 69
Ants
biodiversity of, 69, 74
as bioindicators, 71–75
ecological impact of, 71
needs of, 70–71
sampling of, 72

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