Table 1: Matched-pairs analysis results showing differences in species richness estimates between scientist, expert-trained, and community-trained groups.

IndicatorCommunityRichness estimates*

Fern richnessPayaminoScientist:
Expert trained: 7.6b
Community trained: 5.9a
ChontacochaScientist: 5.6a
Expert trained: 5.4a
Community trained: 4.6b

Beetle richnessPayaminoScientist: 11.2b
Expert trained: 8.2a
Community trained: 8.6a
ChontacochaScientist: 10.7a
Expert trained: 8.8b
Community trained: 13.2c

*Values that are not connected with the same letter differ significantly from each other.