Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Basic information
Sample name: Mokolodi Nature Reserve

Reference: E. R. Saetnan and C. Skarpe. 2006. The effect of ungulate grazing on a small mammal community in southeastern Botswana. African Zoology 41(1):9-16 [ER 858]
Country: Botswana

Coordinate: 24° 45' S, 25° 55' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "15 km southwest of the capital Gaborone"
altitude 1020 to 1306 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Altered habitat: secondary forest
Protection: nature reserve
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 22.0
MAP: 538.0
Habitat comments: "mixed shrub and tree savanna... dominated by Acacia tortilis"; the area was a cattle ranch through 1986
MAP stated in text; MAT is for Gaborone and is from Titus et al. (2012)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 6
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 252
Years: 1998
Days: 15
Nets or traps: 384
Net or trap nights: 5760
Sampling comments: "three pairs of 2.25 ha (150 150 m) exclosure and control plots, with 30 m between the exclosure and control plots in each pair, and 12 km between each pair... Small mammals were trapped in an 80 80 m square in the northwestern corner of every control and exclosure plot" using one medium and one large peanut butter, rolled oats, dried fruit and bacon fat-baited Sherman trap at each station; there were 64 stations per plot
Sample: 1223
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-16 11:44:36
Modified: 2015-10-04 21:29:25
Abundance distribution
12 species
4 singletons
total count 252
extrapolated richness: 18.6
Fisher's α: 2.623
geometric series k: 0.6539
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7255
Shannon's H: 1.6088
Good's u: 0.9842
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.