Réserve Spéciale Ambohitantely
Basic information
Sample name: Réserve Spéciale Ambohitantely

Reference: P. J. Stephenson. 1994. Seasonality effectson small mammal trap success in Madagascar. Journal of Tropical Ecology 10(3):439-444 [ER 838]
Geography
Country: Madagascar

Coordinate: 18° 9' S, 47° 16' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Geography comments: elevation 1448 to 1662 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 25.0
CMT: 10.0
MAP: 2150.0
Habitat comments: "central plateau rainforest" (presumably dry)
climate data are from Rene de Roland et al. (2004) and are for the reserve
Methods
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: baited, pitfall traps, Sherman traps
Sample size: 182
Years: 1988 - 1990
Net or trap nights: 2100
Sampling comments: trapping was "an average of once a month" for apparently several days each over 26 months for a total of 1755 Sherman trap nights and 345 pitfall trap nights using fish or shrimp-baited Sherman and pitfall traps; individuals were marked and released but counts are apparently of captures
Metadata
Sample: 1189
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-11 21:01:12
Modified: 2015-10-04 20:08:04
Abundance distribution
5 species
1 singleton
total count 182
Fisher's α: 0.951
geometric series k: 0.3274
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.6768
Shannon's H: 1.2787
Good's u: 0.9945
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