Caucaia do Alto (Sherman traps)
Basic information
Sample name: Caucaia do Alto (Sherman traps)

Reference: F. Umetsu, L. Naxara, and R. Pardini. 2006. Evaluating the efficiency of pitfall traps for sampling small mammals in the Neotropics. Journal of Mammalogy 87(4):757-765 [ER 850]
Country: Brazil
State: São Paulo

Coordinate: 23° 44' S, 47° 3' W
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: five sites were in the Morro Grande Reserve and the others were to the west
altitude 850 to 1100 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 19.0
MAP: 1350.0
Habitat comments: "a transition between the coastal Atlantic rain forest and the Atlantic semideciduous forest, classified as 'Lower Montane Atlantic Rain Forest'"; 23 of 26 sites were in "secondary forest from 50 to 80 years old"
mean max/min 27/11
rainfall 1300 to 1400 mm and is "seasonably variable"
Life forms: rodents, other small mammals
Sites: 26
Sampling methods: baited, Sherman traps
Sample size: 675
Years: 2002 - 2005
Days: 21
Nets or traps: 24
Net or trap nights: 1008
Sampling comments: at each of the 26 sites there were "2 parallel lines of [baited] Sherman traps" that "were 165 m long and separated by 20 m" including "12 trap stations at 15-m intervals"; Sherman trap sessions totalled 21 days and 1008 trap-nights
Sample: 1203
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2015-02-14 19:59:50
Modified: 2015-02-14 19:59:50
Abundance distribution
14 species
0 singletons
total count 675
standardised richness: 14.0
Fisher's α: 2.499
geometric series k: 0.7051
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8425
Shannon's H: 2.0822
Good's u: 1.0000