Reserva Cuzco Amazónico (1989 snap traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Reserva Cuzco Amazónico (1989 snap traps)
Sample aka: Rio Madre de Dios

Reference: N. Woodman, R. M. Timm, N. A. Slade, and T. J. Doonan. 1996. Comparison of traps and baits for censusing small mammals in Neotropical lowlands. Journal of Mammalogy 77(1):274-281 [ER 837]
Country: Peru
State: Tambopata

Coordinate: 12° 33' S, 69° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: "along the north bank of the Rio Madre de Dios 14 km E of Puerto Maldonado"
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 25.3
MAP: 1927.0
Habitat comments: "evergreen, lowland, tropical forest... transitional between humid tropical forest and dry tropical forest... with a rainy season from October through March and a pronounced dry season from April through September"
climate data are for Puerto Maldonado and are from Quan et al. (2013, Palaeo3)
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: baited, snap traps
Sample size: 170
Years: 1989
Days: 24
Seasons: dry
Nets or traps: 50
Net or trap nights: 576
Sampling comments: 50 suet or peanut-butter baited snap traps laid out at 25 locations for "12 consecutive days" within "two 500 by 500-m study zones" along one trail and then the same thing along a second trail
Sample: 1186
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-11 20:43:27
Modified: 2015-10-04 20:03:35
Abundance distribution
15 species
3 singletons
total count 170
standardised richness: 12.1
Fisher's α: 3.967
geometric series k: 0.7390
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.7742
Shannon's H: 1.9280
Good's u: 0.9826