Lake Nakuru National Park
Basic information
Sample name: Lake Nakuru National Park

Reference: T. G. Schwan. 1986. Seasonal abundance of fleas (Siphonaptera) on grassland rodents in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya, and potential for plague transmission. Bulletin of Entomological Research 76(4):633-648 [ER 848]
Country: Kenya

Coordinate: 0° 23' S, 36° 2' E
Basis of coordinate: stated in text
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical savanna
Protection: national/state park
Substrate: ground surface
WMT: 18.8
CMT: 15.9
MAP: 841.0
Habitat comments: "grassland"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sampling methods: quadrat, baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 935
Years: 1975, 1976
Days: 110
Seasons: dry, wet or monsoon
Nets or traps: 60
Net or trap nights: 5923
Sampling comments: 60 rolled oats-baited Sherman traps in a 6 x 10 grid spaced 10 m apart (total area 4500 m2) plus a 3 x 10 grid control plot sampled less frequently; as few as 52 traps were in use at a time; days of trapping and trap-nights are reported in text
Sample: 1200
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-13 21:29:59
Modified: 2015-02-13 21:29:59
Abundance distribution
11 species
2 singletons
total count 935
standardised richness: not computable
Fisher's α: 1.751
geometric series k: 0.5201
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.4376
Shannon's H: 1.0116
Good's u: 0.9979