Usevia Open Area (1998)
Basic information
Sample name: Usevia Open Area (1998)

Reference: T. M. Caro. 2002. Factors affecting the small mammal community inside and outside Katavi National Park, Tanzania. Biotropica 34(2):310-318 [ER 841]
Country: Tanzania

Coordinate: 7° 5' S, 31° 5' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "at the north end of Rukwa Valley"; coordinate estimated from ranges stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Altered habitat: disturbed forest
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: agriculture, grazing, hunting, selective logging
MAP: 950.0
Habitat comments: "miombo woodland, a dry deciduous forest" inhabited by "agriculturalists" and "pastoralists" and disturbed by small-scale agriculture, logging, and hunting
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quadrat, Sherman traps, Tomahawk traps
Sample size: 269
Years: 1998
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 68
Net or trap nights: 1704
Sampling comments: counts back-computed from per-100-trap-night averages; traps were laid out in a complex grid consisting of 49 Sherman traps and 19 Tomahawk traps
Sample: 1192
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-12 21:14:31
Modified: 2015-07-07 17:03:08
Abundance distribution
7 species
2 singletons
total count 269
extrapolated richness: 10.6
Fisher's α: 1.314
geometric series k: 0.4082
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.3354
Shannon's H: 0.7142
Good's u: 0.9926
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.