Shenton Bushland
Basic information
Sample name: Shenton Bushland

Reference: P. F. Berry and O. F. Berry. 2008. Herpetofauna of four remnant bushland isolates in the city of Nedlands, Perth. Western Australian Naturalist 26(1):27-41 [ER 3297]
Country: Australia
State: Western Australia

Coordinate: 31° 57' 48" S, 115° 48' 1" E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text as range
Geography comments: sites were at 31 57 48.0 S, 115 48 1.3 E and 31 57 48.1 S, 115 48 1.1 E
Climate and habitat
Habitat: Mediterranean woodland
Protection: forest reserve
Substrate: ground surface
Disturbance: invasive plants
Habitat comments: a 20.9 ha "A Class Reserve... on aeolian sands of the Spearwood Dune system... predominantly open forest and low woodland" with Eucalyptus, Corymbia, and Banksia
vested in 1996, and "Prior to its vesting, parts... were severely degraded by the dumping of rubbish and weed invasion"
Life forms: lizards, snakes, frogs
Sites: 2
Sampling methods: drift fences, pitfall traps
Sample size: 2077
Years: 1994 - 2005
Days: 1230
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn
Nets or traps: 18
Net or trap nights: 22140
Sampling comments: "Animals were captured using 20L plastic bucket pit traps (dimensions 30 x 50 cm) wiht 4m long, 30cm high flywire mesh drift fences... animals were released" after capture
"Two sites were sampled using pit-traps. At each site traps were arranged as 3 x 3 trap grids with traps spaced ca. 5m apart. Trapping began in 1994 and was continued during the spring, summer and autumn months (September to March) until 2005... Total number of days trapped... was 1230" and trap-day count is 22, 140
Sample: 3670
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2020-06-08 19:38:26
Modified: 2020-06-08 19:42:34
Abundance distribution
22 species
2 singletons
total count 2077
extrapolated richness: 23.8
Fisher's α: 3.434
geometric series k: 0.7428
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8555
Shannon's H: 2.3332
Good's u: 0.9990
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.